moderated Re: Blank Line Keystroke

Adrian Spratt



You could search for two paragraph symbols in a row. So, control-f, and type in the edit field: ^p^p


Sometimes another character appears between paragraph signs, such as a tab or a space. When I’m cleaning up documents for editing purposes, I will do the following in this sequence:

Search for ^t (tab) and replace with space.

Search for ^p space and replace with ^p

Then search for ^p^p


It can get more complicated, but that’s the gist.


From: <> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:35 AM
Subject: Re: Blank Line Keystroke


Hi Nermin,


Thank you very much.  What's weird is this works in Notepad, but not in Word 2010, at least on both my Win7 & 10 systems.  Thanks again, this will really save time from having to down arrow 1 line at a time to find the next blank line.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.
 *My body has absorbed so much soap and disinfectant lately that when I pee it cleans the toilet.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2020 3:19 AM

Subject: Re: Blank Line Keystroke


Hi Mike,


try control+down or up arrow for next and previous. In most applications, this should do what you want.




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