Removing blank lines between your code

Posted on 17th June, 2013 Leave a Comment

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Have you ever taken a file from your server, opened it up and there are a ton of blank lines between all your lovely code? This is one of those really annoying things that you have absolutely no control over, but there is a quick fix, not perfect but it will make your code workable again.

  1. Obvious but, open the file in Dreamweaver.
  2. Press Ctrl+F (to find and replace)
  3. Find in: Make sure you select the correct files under this section.
  4. Search: Source Code.
  5. Find: [rn]{2,}
  6. Replace: n
  7. Options: Use regular expression
  8. If this is all present and correct, click Replace All

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