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Remove the Extra Line when Pasting into Word from Linux

Updated: May 15, 2023


This post shows how to remove the extra line from text that has been pasted into Word from Linux. The method here also answers the question: "how do I just replace text in what I've selected."


1. Select the text


2. Click Replace in Word


3. Set Find what: to ^p in the Find and Replace window


This is a Paragraph Mark


4. Set Replace with: to ^l in the Find and Replace window


This is a Manual Line Break


5. Click Replace All


6. Decline replacing text in the rest of the document.


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