There is a directory tree on a Windows7 machine containing a few hundred text files that I want to convert from LF to CRLF.
I already found a Win32 version of UNIX2DOS but that one accepts only one file at a time for input whereas I want to convert a whole set of directories and subdirectories recursively in a single run.
What is the easiest way to accomplish that task?
for one directory, open a command-prompt window,
cd to the desired folder and
for %f in (*.txt) do UNIX2DOS %f ...
or for all subdirectories use the /R option
for /R %f in (*.txt) do UNIX2DOS %f ...
It may be worth remembering that, unlike notepad, editors like wordpad and notepad++ are happy with LF as line endings.
If you are converting a bunch of text files, you might also consider converting to UTF-8 using something like