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Aindriu Mac Giolla Eoin2,056 Points
Is there a shortcut to remove extra line spaces (more than 1) in Visual Studio
In my code I often have more than 1 line space in between lines of code. Is there a keyboard shortcut to remove them?
I read the following but was unsure if it would ruin my code:
- Click Ctrl+H (quick replace)
- Tick "Use Regular Expressions"
- In Find specify "^$\n"
- In Replace box delete everything.
- Click "Replace All"
Steven Parker228,119 Points
It looks like it would work.
I use the VsVim plug-in so I would do this differently. But it seems like it should work, since the regular expression would only match lines that have no content. If you also want to remove lines that have nothing but whitespace, you could try this expression in the
Find box instead
If you're concerned about "ruining" a file, just make a copy of the file first using the explorer or command line. Then you can overwrite it with your copy in case a Control-Z doesn't undo everything as it should.