What is a line break

Line break is the end of a line of text. In Microsoft Word, it looks like this:

This is line break.

Line break symbol in Word is ↵.


Why replace line break

Line breaks should be replaced with paragraph break to ensure document formats correct.

This is paragraph break.


How to replace line break with paragraph break

- Press Ctrl + h to open the Find & Replace dialog box.
- In Find what, type ^l (lowercase L)
- In Replace with, type ^p.
- Click on Replace All.


Line breaks in the end of each line

Sometimes texts copied from a PDF file may have incorrect format. You may see that in the end of each line, there is a line break.

To fix this issue, you can replace all line breaks with nothing (leave blank).

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