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bug #56443: [Request] allow using \t in a string or regex, to represent a tab

Submitted by:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted on:  Wed 05 Jun 2019 05:20:42 PM UTC  
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  None
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

Wed 05 Jun 2019 05:20:42 PM UTC, original submission:  

Having to type M-V ^I to insert an actual tab character into a regex is akward and the result doesn't look good.  It would be nice if nano allowed the use of \t inside regex strings.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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