[scribus] Removing line breaks from text

Marc Balmer marc at msys.ch
Mon Jul 21 17:12:07 UTC 2014

Am 21.07.2014 um 19:07 schrieb Chris Bannister <cbannister at slingshot.co.nz>:

> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 06:06:31PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
>> I am trying to convert a text file to scribus.  The file is formatted with hard line breaks, 
>> and an empty line between paragraphs:
>> line 1<cr>
>> line 2<cr>
>> line 3<cr>
>> line 4<cr>
>> I want to transform this to two paragraphs:
>> line 1 line 2
>> line 3 line 4
>> Is that possible in Scribus?  Or do I have to manually remove the line breaks?
>> (trying to convert a LaTeX document to scribus)
> I would think that is the job tailor made for your editor.
> Sorry, as I don't use Apple, I can't help you further.

Thanks, I know how do it in a text editor, but I want to know if it is possible in Scribus.

> ... ah hang on, good news!
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vim_(text_editor)
> "... Also, Vim is shipped with every copy of Apple OS X"
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3983406/delete-newline-in-vim
> Honestly, I cant recommend vim highly enough.
> A google search using the terms 'beginniners guide to vim'
> brings up plenty of help for the beginner.

actually I doubt that a BSD kernel hacker strictly qualifies as a vi beginner ;)  I am actually using vi daily for my work.

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