I found a whole bunch of green
^\ characters in the file I have open in vim...
Any idea what control character they are?
And how would I search for them in grep?
File Separator, code point 28, or 0x1C, originally used to delimit data structures.
If you cannot type it with
Ctrl+\, you can use alt codes if you have a number pad on your keyboard. Type
Alt+28 and you should get something that looks like this: ∟ You must use your number pad, the keys above the letter keys will not work. If your keyboard doesn't have a number pad, you can copy-paste the character from here: