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995.Regular expression replace -- How to merge lines with previous lines that ended with backslash?

User: Boris Reyngold -- 2012-08-21          << 994  996 >>
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Type: Regular expression replace   
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Description:
merge lines together based by deleting from '\' character to end of line, when nothing else follows on the line and moving the next from below it to same line.
Input Sample:
1 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>\
<?xml-stylesheet href="/mobiledoc/jsp/catalog/xml/hl7/HL7LabResult.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
Output Sample:
1 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?><?xml-stylesheet href="/mobiledoc/jsp/catalog/xml/hl7/HL7LabResult.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
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
4. click "Add" to add new rule
* set "search" to:
* leave "replace" to blank or a single space
* click "ok"
5. make sure "reg exp" and "cross line" options are checked, and click "start", done. 

Screenshot 1:  Fast_Replace_Window


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