... if every line of the text ends with a space (or a tab), I want to remove these spaces(tabs).
Another example would be to replace a space to end_of_line in selected portion of the text. If I replace a space with a end_of_line, I get end_of_paragraph in the result.
I am wondering if it is a bug or a feature. I could not find the answer anywhere.
floris_v wrote:You cannot replace across paragraphs, that's serious limitation of OOo. That means that you can't replace spaces by paragraph ends.
acknak wrote:I just noticed that, in Linux, I can type a line-break in the "replace with" entry using the Unicode input sequence: Ctrl+Shift+u, a, space. That inserts a U+000a, or ascii linefeed character, which Writer uses as a line break in the text. It may work in Windows using the Alt+010 on the number pad.
Is "Ctrl+Shift+u, a, Space" a unicode input method universal to all breeds of Linux?
acknak wrote:If you really need to do this a lot, I strongly suggest that you preprocess the text (using good text utilities or a text editor) before it gets into Writer. You may actually need to make simple HTML, since Writer's text import can't distinguish line breaks from paragraph breaks.
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