Hi Craig, 

this sounds familiar. It was always necessary to start a first search
from text, a second one from within a table (and sometimes a third one
on the master pages). 

So it seems that FrameMaker has not changed its behaviour with version
12. 

Best regards - Tino H. Haida, Berlin 

Craig Ede: 

> Oddly enough, after posting this I ran into an issue I hadn't seen before 
> while stepping through a series of such replaces.
> 
> Sometimes after removing a space in a table it reports "Not found." Yet if 
> you click outside the table, it will continue to find such items. Sounds like 
> a bug to me. The occurrence of multiple paragraphs in a table, some of which 
> may have spaces at the end of a paragraph, may not have been adequately 
> tested by Adobe.
> 
> Craig
> 
> -------------------------
> From: adam.holl...@solacesystems.com
> To: craig...@hotmail.com
> Subject: RE: removing space at the end of line
> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:59:18 +0000
> 
> Thanks so much for this. I've had a blog post brewing in my head for some 
> time about how regular expressions can be very useful for editing. Have yet 
> to write it, though. 
> 
> I'll be using this very frequently, I think. 
> 
> Adam Hollett 
> 
> Customer Documentation 
> 
> Solace Systems 
> 
> adam.holl...@solacesystems.com 
> 
> FROM: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com 
> [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] ON BEHALF OF Craig Ede
> SENT: March-23-15 3:31 PM
> TO: framers
> SUBJECT: removing space at the end of line 
> 
> Thanks to Rick Quatro's excellent webinar on regular expression search and 
> replace some time back I was able to construct the following reg exp search 
> in FM 12 to remove a space occurring at the end of a line right before the 
> end of paragraph marker. I've been using for it for awhile. I'm sure others 
> have constructed something similar, but for those of you who don't want to 
> mess around and experiment:
> 
> Find: (?<=.) (?=x0a)
> 
> Replace with nothing. Of course, the Regular Expressions option has to be 
> checked in the Find/Replace dialog.
> 
> Earlier versions of FrameMaker would allow you to replace a space followed by 
> an end of paragraph, but you had to replace with the paragraph marker. That 
> would result in your paragraph being formatted with the tag of the following 
> paragraph which was often not what you wanted.
> 
> Hope this is useful to someone out there. I find that Word conversions often 
> suffer from these extra spaces.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> Craig
 
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