[Solved] Find & Replace paragraph marks

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[Solved] Find & Replace paragraph marks

Postby stephenbuck415 » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:44 pm

I have a plain text document that has a paragraph mark at the end of each line.

I want to select all but the last line of the paragraph, find the specific paragraph marks and replace them with a single space.

How do I find paragraph marks?

In MS Word I can select select the paragraph from a drop down menu.

Thanks
Last edited by Hagar Delest on Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:36 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Find & Replace paragraph marks

Postby acknak » Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:36 pm

Have you read the Survival guide for the forum?

Sorry if you tried and came up empty, but we encourage everyone to try a search before asking a question. This particular question comes up very frequently.

A search for "Replace paragraph marks" gives me this thread (among others): Removing Paragraph per line of text.

The bottom line is that OOo Writer does not handle this common task very easily or well, but it can be done with a little effort.

If you can't find what you need in that thread, just ask here.
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Re: Find & Replace paragraph marks

Postby JohnV » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:23 pm

I have written a macro to do this task.
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic ... ight=ascii

As this is your first post you may need help dealing with macros.
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=7995
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Re: Find & Replace paragraph marks

Postby stephenbuck415 » Mon Mar 31, 2008 4:52 pm

Both replies are useful, thank you.
This is solved.

Thank you.
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