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Stripping Out Carriage Returns

Steve Dyke
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Why would the following code not take out the carriage returns and line feeds?

Paul Sturrock

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Are you not asking it to replace only where there is a carriage return followed by a line break (plus I think you will need to escape the regex escape character)?

This does it I think:

[ May 08, 2008: Message edited by: Paul Sturrock ]

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Jim Yingst

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Or perhaps

str.replaceAll("[\\r\\n]+", "");

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