how to remove paragraph formatting globally

I have a document that has a paragraph special symbol after each line. Would like to remove that formatting so that I could have one single paragraph instead of hundreds.

Don’t post twice! You’re creating confusion. Contributors won’t know to which occurrence answer, there may be cross-answers and other trouble. I’ve closed the one to prevent such mishaps, but you are required to delete the other one.

If you mean you want to reduce your whole document to a single monster line, do:

  • Edit>Find & Replace
  • In Find, enter $
  • In Replace, enter a space (unless you want to concatenate your lines without separators, in which case, leave blank)
  • Tick Regular expression

Either press Find Next then iteratively Replace to check how it works, or press Replace All if you’re confident enough in what you do.

Note this will not remove formatting of your document. It will only make it a single line long. Removing formatting is another story. If you really insist on doing it, update your question or comment my answer to request instructions.

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