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846.Replace text in multiple files -- How to remove additional line breaks from multiple files?

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Description:
How to remove unnecessary line breaks for multiple files? There are many files with duplicated line breaks(or newline), how to replace more line breaks with a single one?
Input Sample:
many files like: 
line1 
 
 
line2 
 
 
 
line3 
 
...
Output Sample:
there should be no additional newlines for multiple files: 
line1 
line2 
line3 
...
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open 'Tools->Batch Runner' menu 
2. drag multiple text files from windows file browser to 'Batch Runner' window 
3. click 'Fast Replace' button 
* click 'Add' to add new rules 
set 'search' to:  
set 'replace' to:  
* click 'ok' 
4. make sure 'regular exp' option is selected 
5. click 'Start', done.

Screenshot 1:  Fast_Replace_Window


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