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How to delete ever even-numbered line in a text file?

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#1 DnDer


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Posted 28 April 2010 - 04:28 PM

Someone sent me a file of code, and when I put it into notepad to look it over, everything is double-spaced (line 2, 4, 6, etc is just a blank line). Pasting it into word does not remove the double-spacing, as it reads the spacing as "single." Even in notepad, the lines are double-spaced.

Is there a quick way to remove all these excessive, empty lines?

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 04:37 PM

I've not tried all the various edit capabilities of Editpad lite. But give that a try and see if it will eliminate the double spacing issue with some of the capabilities.

If I had time today I'd experiment, but I'm headed off to a meeting. I'll give it a try later if I can. Or maybe someone already knows.

EDIT: Looks like the function to convert double space to single spacing is only in the 'pay for' Pro version. My apologies.

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