CLEANUP DOS FILES
If you deal with DOS files and the "^M" character always appears at the end of the line, here are two ways to get rid of them.
If you edit the DOS text file with the "vi" editor in UNIX, use the following from the "vi" command line:
From a Unix shell use the command:
% sed 's/^V^M//g' foo > foo.new
NOTE: ^V is control V and ^M is control M or Enter