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Why do all files get their line endings converted when booting windows? Can I disable this?

In my current setup, I run a dual boot with Windows 10 and Linux Mint. Both operating systems have their own partition of an SSD, and most data storage is on an internal HDD, which both systems can ...
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remove newlines from a .txt file with a simple cmd command?

How do I remove newlines from a .txt file with a simple cmd command? This will erase the file: findstr "{\r\n}" %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\tt\t.txt %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\tt\t.txt > t.txt Whereas this ...
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How to paste from Notepad into Word without getting extra line breaks after every line

When I copy text from Notepad and paste it into Microsoft Word (2016) there is an extra line break after every single line. How do I prevent his from happening? I found a way to delete all blank ...
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Cygwin EOL Windows

I am trying to remember how to configure Cygwin to use windows EOL instead of Unix EOL. I haven't had to do this in years and I just bought a new laptop. NOTE: Bear with me as I describe the issue. ...
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handling of space and newline

Assuming user has 5 processes started, what is queried with below sentences: cuser=`whoami` a="`ps -C process -o user= | grep $cuser`" echo $a user user user user user vs. echo "`ps -C process -o ...
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(Notepad++) Delete text between brackets but not from all brackets

So I posted a question earlier and got answered by user Dmytro Dzyubak, everything worked, but now I'm trying to make it work faster. More details below. Before: SkinMesh { skin = "Art/Models/...
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Deleting text between brackets in notepad++

I need to delete everything between {} example below Before: ParticleEffects { animation = "distort" 0 = "mid Metadata/Effects/misc/distort/distort.pet" } After: ParticleEffects { } ...
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Using Notepad++ is it possble to create a shortcut to add 2 blank lines indented 4 spaces?

I'm working with Python, and while I use PyCharm, sometimes I need to use NotePad++. Is it possible to create a shortcut to add 2 new blank lines, preferably indented 4 spaces? I'm aware of Ctrl+Alt+...
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Find all files with inconsistent newlines

I have a directory with a large number of files (in various subdirectories) and I need to find all files that have inconsistent newlines (i.e. a mixture of Windows and Unix line endings). How could ...
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Is sed buggy when pattern is newline for a delete command?

My goal is to print the content of a file up to (and excluding) a specific pattern and I'm using the following which works as expected (even when pattern is ^$): sed -n '/pattern/!p;//q' file In ...
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Why so many line feeds in a mysql file?

cat -A dfs.MYI M-~M-~^G^A^@^@^AT^@M-0^@d^@M-D^@^A^@^@^A^@^X^A^@^@^@^@^@M-^?^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@M-^?M-^?M-^?M-^?M-^?M-^?M-^?M-^?^@^@^@^@^@^@^D^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@...
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docker exec messes up terminal line feeds?

When I pipe the output from docker exec to another command, it appears to mess up my terminal's line endings. For example: $ docker exec -it foo sh -c 'echo {\"a\":\"b\",\"c\":\"d\"}' | jq { "a": ...
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How to search for strings that include newlines in Notepad++

I'm going through subtitle files so there are stuff like 442 00:24:18,017 --> 00:24:20,551 Now you're just looking for a scapegoat. and I'm wondering how I can search for "just looking for a"...
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One newline equals two newlines in bash?

So while i was testing a python program i have been working on i noticed that echo -e "\n" and printf "\n" according to the if statement in bash. Even though echo -e "\n" prints two newlines (it ...
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PuTTY: connected to some Ubuntu server, sometimes stops going to a new line when pressing enter

I use PuTTY in order to SSH to some Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS x64 server. Pressing the key ENTER causes the terminal to go to a new line. However, from time to time, some program outputs some text, and ...
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Suppressing git EOL conversion for PDFs

I'm maintaining a git repository of PDFs, and I'm having trouble stopping gitr converting EOLs from CRLF to LF. As the repo is shared between a Linux and Windows, and contains Linux scripts, I've ...
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Vbscript MsgBox newline from batch argument

test.vbs: wscript.quit MsgBox ("Hello"&vbNewLine&"World",0) works. prova.bat: WScript //Nologo Message.vbs "Hello"&vbNewLine&"World" 0 Message.vbs: wscript.quit MsgBox (wscript....
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Remove uneven line ending positions in MS Word

In the attached picture, you can see that each line of text ends abruptly in between without going to the end of the actual position where a line should end(the rightmost location). With formatting ...
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Why is the output of this echo command over-running into multiple lines?

I have a directory of photos whose names are the time and date the photo was taken. E.g: ~$ ls directory -1 2003-09-15 03.30.33.jpg 2004-05-04 12.45.28.jpg 2004-05-04 12.45.51.jpg However, if I run ...
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Paste in Excel without splitting on newlines

I have some data in Google Sheets that has newlines in cells. When I paste into Excel the data is split into rows at those newlines and the other columns remain blank on the "inserted rows". How to ...
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Document saved with Notepad has linebreaks deleted

A very odd situation is occurring: (Running Windows 7 Enterprise, SP1, 64bit) A GUI I use at work (built specifically for this purpose and intended to run in a Windows environment) generates .dat ...
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adding new line with text at the bottom of every opened files in notepad++?

I want to add text at the bottom of every opened file (as a extra line) in notepad++. I know how to add at beginning of the file. Find what:- (?s).* Replace with:- YOUR TEXT\r\n$0 which helps me ...
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How to add new line character in notepad++ like one would do in Vim?

I have a bash script which parse text files. In these text files some lines contains a new line character, when I open the file with Vim it looks like this: data 1=part 1 ^M part 2 data 2=part 1 I ...
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Strange behavior in plain text file in notepad?

I Just received the txt file, and it looks good like this, But when I pasted it in my cisco device it did't load properly , First I did't get it because text looks okay, then for just curiosity, I ...
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Prevent Outlook from adding line breaks

In my Outlook messages recently I have noticed that there are added line breaks after a certain number of characters. I suspect that these are being added to my outgoing messages only, not inbound ...
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Forgot line break. Split line by number of columns

I am sending a single line of output (from some cluster jobs) to a file. The output has a defined number of columns, but I forgot to add a line break at the end of each line, so all my input is being ...
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How to specify semi colon character ';' as a line ending character when importing CSV to Excel on Mac

(Using Microsoft Excel form Mac version 15.18) Can see delimiters for the columns in the import steps, but no-where is there an option for defining what the line ending character is. I need this so ...
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Windows CMD.exe inserting new line after program runs

Does CMD.exe automatically put a new line on the terminal window after a program has run? My program is outputing one line of text, via .NET Console.WriteLine("TEXT"); However, I'm also seeing a blank ...
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Wrap lines in vim's scratch buffer but not elsewhere

I have set nowrap in my vim config file but there's one place where I need line wrapping: the scratch buffer (because the text that shows up there usually doesn't stick to 80 columns). Is there a ...
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Replace with a newline

Geany, like many text editors, has a Replace dialog: In the Replace with: field, how to express that I want the pattern to get replaced with a new line character?
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NodeJS: writing JSON file not having line breaks when i open in Notepad. But is pretty view with other Editors

I am writing a JSON file using NodeJS, like this: var path = "D:\\test.json" var writeContent = {"Success" : "This is a sample"} fs.writeFile(path, JSON.stringify(writeContent, null, 4), function (...
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Is there a way to echo a blackslash followed by newline in bash?

I’m trying to terminate a line with \ and have something else on a new line. At first I did this but it just prints the \n: $ echo -e "Test\\\nNewline" Test\nNewline I tried this way but it add a ...
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How do I interactively type \r\n-terminated query in netcat?

$ nc example.com 80 GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: example.com HTTP/1.1 200 OK ... It works, line separator is just 0A here instead of required 0D0A. How do I type a 0D0A-separated query in netcat? It is ...
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Change line endings and encoding of file at the same time

I have some files with Windows line endings and latin-1 encoding that I need to convert to unix line endings and utf-8. Of course I can for file in ./*.csv; do sed s'/^M//' "$file" > "${file}....
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How to create a single GnuPG signature which works on both LF and CR/LF versions of a file?

I created a text file using only LF (line feed) at the end of each line. I then made a version of it which was identical, except it had CR/LF (carriage return / line feed) at the end of each line. ...
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Add a newline after each terminal command except at the beginning

I want to add a newline after every command I enter in the terminal. Right now, I have this line in my .bash_profile file: export PS1="\n\u$ " This works as expected: However the issue with this ...
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What is Caret-At (^@) under emacs?

I'm use to seeing Caret-M (^M) under Emacs. But below, I'm seeing Caret-At (^@): The file was created by running the Crypto++ test program on OpenBSD with the command ./cryptest.exe > cryptopp.txt....
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Sometimes my terminal screws up newlines after killing a process

When I fire up a new terminal, this is usually what it can look like: $ echo "test"; echo "blaat" test blaat But sometimes after having run a process in the terminal that I killed with SIGKILL, my ...
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Line Manipulation Reformat text Notepad++ or PSPaD

I have about 40,000 lines I need to look like first line - no paragraph marks. The trouble is, I can't use join lines then use (\d\D+)& $1\n to get like line 1 because of numbers inside of ...
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Newline command does not work in latex formula in Libre Office

I am using Libre Office Writer 4.2.8.2 in Ubuntu 14.04. When I select Insert->Object->Formula and write some formula like <some formula> newline <some formula> it renders as <some ...
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How can I paste newline-separated text into a bulleted list without creating new bullets?

I have a bulleted list in an Outlook 2010 email and I am trying to paste a newline-separated list of text items into one of the bullets. When I do this, it's bulleting each line and I don't want it ...
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Multiline && combinator operator for command chaining in batch file

I see that this operator is used in windows (and might be Linux?) to chain/combine multiple commands in one line. Commands are executed one after another, as long as preceding complete successfully (...
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Find and replace notepad++ with wildcards

I've read about 15 tutorials on regular expression however I'm clearly not getting as I've been unable to tailor it to my problem. I have one set of code which would be found in many different ...
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NotePad++ - How to remove or replace newline characters?

Within my notepad++ environment, I have the following value on a page... test me out </li> I can search and find the ending </li> value with.... \n</li> but what do I need to ...
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Preserving newline in find/grep search results

I am recursively searching for the occurrence of php scripts being called from other files using the following script. find . -exec grep -Hn $1 {} \; | grep -v ^Binary; Works great! Now, I need the ...
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Newlines in description of imported csv in Outlook Calander

I have exported a list of birthdays from excel to csv. Now I want to import them in Outlook as calander items. Everything works fine exept I can't do newlines in the desciption. I've already tried to ...
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Unix2Dos: can't stat - what does this mean, why does it happen?

I've got a txt file that has Unix newlines and needs to have Windows newlines. I try to do unix2dos filename.txt but I get Unix2Dos: Can't stat 'filename.txt'. In fact, it says Can't stat 'xxx' for ...
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How do I output a variable without changing if it has a newline or not in a shell script?

I have a shell script that takes input from another shell script. The stream gets piped in on stdin. I need to capture all the bytes of the stdin stream to a single variable in the shell script. Then,...
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What is the easiest way to convert a bunch of text files from LF (Unix) to CRLF (Windows) in a single run? [duplicate]

There is a directory tree on a Windows7 machine containing a few hundred text files that I want to convert from LF to CRLF. I already found a Win32 version of UNIX2DOS but that one accepts only one ...
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What should I do with the newlines in this CSV file so it will import properly into a database or spreadsheet?

I have a .csv file which was exported from a proprietary electronic health records database system. I was a subscriber to their service but upon ending my subscription this is how I get to keep my ...