Feature Idea: Delete Void Lines

Bug #1176612 reported by Devyn Collier Johnson on 2013-05-05
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geany (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I have an idea for a feature that would benefit programmers. It would be nice if Geany had a single button that could be clicked that would remove all blank lines. Then, all of the code would not be separated by empty lines.

Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) wrote :

Hi, it would be great if you reported this to the Geany feature tracker at http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=153444&atid=787794

Changed in geany (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Colomban Wendling (banw) wrote :

I'm afraid I don't see the use case for such a feature, in source code formatting blank lines often are important for readability. So, this probably won't be added in Geany core, maybe a plugin.

However, note that using the Custom Command feature you can quite easily implement the feature using grep:

  grep -v '^[ \t]*$'

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