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Re: st: Deleting extra blank lines in -cleanlog-


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Deleting extra blank lines in -cleanlog-
Date   Mon, 18 Feb 2008 18:17:38 -0500

Yes, you iteratively replace all ^p^p^p with ^p^p in Word (if it is a
one-time work).
If you need this routinely -- loop through the lines of your log file,
and skip all the empty lines.
If you want to have one line empty, set a flag each time you have it.
Reset the flag after a non-empty line is output.

This is very rough. You might want to be more formal and define a
concept of whitespace, where you decide how to treat spaces, tabs,
CR/LF and other similar stuff. But that's probably not what you are
looking for,

Sergiy




On Feb 18, 2008 4:53 PM, Allan Joseph Medwick <amedwick@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, All,
>
> Is there a quick way to delete all of the multiple empty lines created
> by -cleanlog-?  I'd like to compress my file, but keep one line
> between any text that is left for readability.
>
> Thanks,
> Allan
>
> --
> Allan Joseph Medwick, MGA
> Doctoral Student, Higher Education Management
> University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
> Telephone: 267.872.0336
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