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From "Niall Martin" <niallandje...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: Macro or its equivalent to replace double spaces with single space.
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:35:42 GMT
Thanks.  That's helpful.

On 18 Jul 2012 at 5:22, Brian Barker wrote:

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From:           	Brian Barker <b.m.barker@btinternet.com>
Subject:        	Re: Macro or its equivalent to replace double spaces with
 	single space.

> At 19:26 17/07/2012 +0100, Niall Martin wrote:
> >That's the sort of thing I used to do in Lotus Wordpro -- and 
> >similar for redundant carriage returns -- and find difficult to do on
> >Writer.  Put spaces and carriage returns etc in quotes or?  If there
> >is a simple way of doing it in find and replace it is really much
> >better than setting up macros and the like.
> 
> You mean you want to remove empty paragraphs?  Just search for ^$
> (circumflex-dollar) and replace with nothing.  Click More Options and
> tick "Regular expressions".  The circumflex anchors the search to the
> beginning of a paragraph and the dollar sign to the end of a paragraph
> - so the pair with nothing in between match only an empty paragraph.
> 
> I trust this helps.
> 
> Brian Barker
> 
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Niall Martin
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