need a newline between paragraphs....

Gary Kline kline at
Tue Nov 24 21:19:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 01:07:41PM -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 05:39:35PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 
> > 	PS: is there any one-liner to add back one newline between
> > 	paragraphs?
> As someone else said -- that depends on how you define a "paragraph" in
> the file.  If any time there's a newline you've got a new paragraph, you
> can just use a simple substitution regex to replace all instances of one
> newline with two newlines.  If some of your paragraphs are already
> separated by two newlines, you could just use \n+ in the matching part of
> your substitution regex to indicate that you want any instance of one or
> more newlines in succession to be replaced with exactly two newlines --
> if that doesn't screw up some other formatting you have in the file.
> In order to answer this question properly, we'd need to know more about
> how you define "paragraph" in this context, and whether there are special
> cases of non-paragraph formatting that might cause conflicts with
> paragraph formatting while doing a substitution.

	precisely.  in this case, every paragraph that is not on a
	newline wraps.  so anything that has an EOL is a new

	there are a few places that require different formatting; 
	these are easily re-done thanks to OOo!

> -- 
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

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