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From "Niall Martin" <>
Subject Re: Space before every line
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:21:56 GMT
This user would very much like to have something like that.  Something similar was a 
feature of Lotus WordPro which was easy to use if you wanted to take out spaces and 
carriage returns and the like and I miss it in OO.o

On 28 Jun 2012 at 18:48, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:

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Date sent:      	Thu, 28 Jun 2012 18:48:19 +0200
Subject:        	Re: Space before every line
From:           	Johnny Rosenberg <>

> I would guess that a non-regular-expression search and replace
> dialogue that supports things like \n, \t and maybe those joker
> characters would be enough for most users. Maybe with the addition of
> characters for page break and other types of breaks. Those could be
> available in a listbox or something.
> Maybe \n would not be an obvious syntax for non programmers, so
> another approach would probably be something like [newline],
> selectable in a list box.
> For example, the user want to find a space after a new line:
> 1. Select New line in the list box, click Add (or whatever a
> proper name for the button would be) or just double click New line
> in the list box. 2. The entry field now looks like: [newline] (or
> maybe <newline> or whatever is decided to be a good syntax). 3. The
> user press the space key or select Space from the list box.
> When something is selected from the list box, the focus should remain
> in the input field, so the user can enter more stuff there without
> moving focus.

Niall Martin
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