regular expression newline replace

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Wed Jan 5 05:19:11 GMT 2005

Mage wrote:
>          Hello,
> I am new with KDE. I like it, but I have noticed that all KDE editors 
> (Quanta, Kate, KWord) fail with replacing newline characters.
> For example, my regexp is [\n\a\r]*, this should match every type of 
> newlines (unix, ms). It matches, but just finds them and doesn't replace.
> Is this a bug? I have to install bluefish for this simple task.

I haven't been able to figure out how to remove blank lines with search 
and replace either. :-(

The regexp
	^ *$\n

is rejected as improper.

So, it is probably a bug.


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