Home Email My Account ☎ 480-624-2500

Remove empty lines and spaces in Notepad++

June 18, 2022

Go to Search -> Replace

Select "Regular expression" under Search mode.

Use ^\s* for "Find what" and leave "Replace with" blank.

Click Replace all

Regex explanation:

^ means beginning of the line

\s* means any number (even 0) of whitespace characters. Whitespace characters include tab, space, newline, and carriage return.


You can also use the built in feature.

Select everything (Ctrl+A), go to Edit>Blank Operation>Trim Trailing Space.