On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 08:55:44AM +0200, Kalle M?ller wrote:
> I know its not in commandline, but in vim (maybe even vi) you could just
> /\n\n\n
> 
> This would find new lines... And you could jump between them with n..
> 
> and :set ruler so you can find linenumber
> 



DIdn't think of this, but it doesn't seem to work in vi or vim.  i think i've 
got 
vim set to vi-mode.  anyway, the awk script that mark willson posted works.  

next time i'll put in something like XXXXXBREAKXXXXX  for my v-breaks.

gary






> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 2:36 AM, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote:
> 
> >
> >        in my manuscript, i have many places where i'ved used several
> > newlines to indicate a
> >        jump in time, or topic, or mood, or <<whatever>>.  i have lost these
> > vertical spacing
> >        in all but my original draft.  can i use grep somehow to find these
> > extra newlines?
> >
> >        if not grep, then sed, ed, or what?!
> >
> >        tia,
> >
> >        gary
> >
> >
> >
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> Med Venlig Hilsen
> 
> Kalle R. Møller

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