Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

For example, this:

This text has been splitted
in lines, and it's longer than
3200 words, so it would be great
to find and replace line breaks
like these.
share|improve this question
    
Hmm, in VI it would be just typing 4J – Bernhard Dec 12 '12 at 9:11
1  
Did you try to do an Extended replace of '\n' with '' ? – Ofiris Dec 12 '12 at 9:11
    
If you are looking to compose something like a URL from putting the URI parameters on multiple lines, then this answer is a bit more helpful: stackoverflow.com/a/13990281/501113 – chaotic3quilibrium Aug 19 '15 at 15:37
up vote 94 down vote accepted
  1. Highlight the lines you want to join (or use Ctrl + A to select everything)
  2. Choose Edit → Line Operations → Join Lines from the menu or press Ctrl + J.

It will put in spaces automatically if necessary to prevent words from getting stuck together

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks but i has to be done one by one, is there a way to do this for the entire document? – Gabriel Dec 12 '12 at 9:28
2  
I get it now, I selected the entire document and works exactly like I needed! – Gabriel Dec 12 '12 at 9:29
5  
CTRL J is the shortcut – user640378 Jan 15 '14 at 15:46
    
OMG, thanks a lot... didnt knew about that - would have saved me a lot of time ;) – Sagive SEO Jun 29 '15 at 11:37

CTRL+H

In Search Mode pick Extended

Find - \r\n Replace - leave it empty.

share|improve this answer
3  
I believe it needs to be \r\n since this is for Windows. – James Dec 12 '12 at 9:25
    
It should be \r\n and the replace field should contain one space character. – amiregelz Dec 12 '12 at 9:29
    
@James, Thanks, fixed. – Ofiris May 31 '13 at 11:33

For me, using Win 7, I had to use

\r

in the Find box and type in <space> in the Replace box so that there is a single space between the last word of the current line and the first word of the next line.

share|improve this answer
    
Did you mean \n – Prasanna Aug 28 '15 at 5:59
    
No, I mean \r. \n does nothing on my system. – Alan M Aug 31 '15 at 22:53

copy and paste your text in this URL http://www.textfixer.com/tools/remove-line-breaks.php it works fine

share|improve this answer
    
There are already answers for this question quicker and easier then your solution. Please explain when your solution is better compared to them. – Máté Juhász Nov 2 '15 at 14:17
    
This does not use Notepad ++. – Scott May 10 at 17:36

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .