Using the search and replace function, how can you replace a character with a tab character?

Asked by Larry Pearson on 2013-12-11

Using the search and replace edit function, I'd like to replace characters with a tab, but the tab character is used to skip to the next field. So how can I do it? I assume that there's some meta character to use instead.

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2013-12-11
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2013-12-11

Copy a TAB space and then use the search function, paste in the TAB in the replace with box etc

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