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115.Advanced search and replace -- How to join every n lines into 1 line in a text file?

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Description:
How to join every n lines into 1 line in a text file?
Input Sample:
1111111
2222222
3333333
4444444
5555555
6666666
7777777
8888888
...
Output Sample:
1111111 2222222 3333333
4444444 5555555 6666666
7777777 8888888 9999999
... 
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open source file
2. ctrl-h open 'Replace' dialog:
in 'Replace' page:
* set 'Unit number filter':

* set 'Search for pattern':

* set 'Replace with Pattern':
 -- one space
3. click 'Replace', ok!
Note: the operation means replace <return> with <space> except line 3,6,9,...
!3<3> mean lines except 3,6,9,...
You can also use following shotcut, Menu: Replace->Replace by Template->Line Replace->Join every 3 lines into 1 line.
Download Script:  scripts/115.rst.zip

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