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Re: Skip 2 new lines

by mjscott2702 (Pilgrim)
on Nov 08, 2010 at 08:43 UTC ( #870059=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Skip 2 new lines

If what you are trying to do is replace 2 consecutive whitespace characters apart from 2 consecutive newlines (not sure from that substitute command, especially with the double-quotes), you could try something like:

s/\s[\ \t\r\f]/ /g

i.e. any whitespace character (including newline) followed by any whitespace character (except newline)

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Re^2: Skip 2 new lines
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 08, 2010 at 14:11 UTC
    Thank you to everyone - very helpful.

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