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How to convert automatic wrapping to hard line returns

asked 2020-11-19 14:44:44 +0100

Dennis07 gravatar image

updated 2020-11-19 23:22:43 +0100

So I can copy a paragraph with appropriate wrapping to another application’s plain text box

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LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-11-19 17:45:28 +0100 )edit

Done, originally I had tried to insert “writer” but it wasn’t accepted

Dennis07 gravatar imageDennis07 ( 2020-11-19 23:24:09 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-11-19 17:49:33 +0100

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You can export your document as PDF. Open the PDF file, copy from there, and paste (each line converted in a independent paragraph).

Tested with LibreOffice (x86); OS: Windows 6.1.

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This works well, thanks!

Dennis07 gravatar imageDennis07 ( 2020-11-20 17:48:34 +0100 )edit

answered 2020-11-19 15:02:21 +0100

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updated 2020-11-19 15:04:49 +0100


Not at all since there is no "end-of-line" character but a continuous flow of characters within a paragraph. It is the another application's job to format that flow of characters. In other words: You'd need to add line breaks manually in another application.

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