Notepad has been essentially unmodified since Windows 98, and it has always had an inability to properly display UNIX text files. Using the filter found at www.wischik.com/lu/programmer/crlf.html, however, it is easy to fix this. Go to the referenced page, download the program crlf-notepad.exe, and save it to C:Windows. Next, open C:Windows and rename “notepad” to “notepad-orig.” After this, delete “notepad” (Windows usually auto-creates a new “notepad” when you rename the old one). Finally, rename “crlf-notepad” to just “notepad.”
Now, you will never have to worry about whether or not a text file is in Unix format again.
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