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How to remove ^M characters from a string?

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Contributed by Novician on Jun 01, 2000 at 10:55 UTC
Q&A  > data formatting


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I have a web form with a multi-line text box. When I look at the data entered into this field, I see it contains these ^M (Ctrl-M) characters at the end of each line. How can I get rid of these?

Answer: How to remove ^M characters from a string?
contributed by nuance

The Snippet "Remove the ^M Character from a Document" and its ensuing thread describe numerous ways to achieve this.

Answer: How to remove ^M characters from a string?
contributed by Roy Johnson

$textvariable =~ tr/\cM//d;

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