End of line characters

Newline/line ending/end of line(EOL), line feed or line break is a control char or sequence of control chars in a char encoding specification used to specify the end of line of text and start of new one. IDEs/text editors put insert this at the end of a line when ‘Enter’/⏎ key is pressed. Unfortunately for us different Operating Systems do this differently for historical reasons. CR – Macintosh pre OS X The Carriage Return (CR) character (0x0D, \r) moves the cursor … Continue reading End of line characters