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Possible to remove / filter multiple line breaks?

A while ago I imported my old forum into Vanilla, and while everything seems to have worked, I noticed multiple line breaks in some posts, for example between paragraphs. That doesn't look good so I was looking around to see what's the best way to get rid of the extra space. Haven't seen much talk about line breaks on here, is there a plugin or other way perhaps to get around this?



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    look in the database in comment and discussion tables and see what type of element is causing the breaks.

    change your editor from

    and see if it changes

    change your format field in the some of the discussions and comments in the tables and see if it fixes things (Markdown, Html, Bbcode)

    you may either have to filter out or manually change if nothing else helps.

    I may not provide the completed solution you might desire, but I do try to provide honest suggestions to help you solve your issue.

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    edited June 2013

    Thanks! Well I went through it all, and it was easiest to go into the database and use these queries:

    UPDATE GDN_Comment SET Body = REPLACE(Body,'\n\n\n','\n')

    UPDATE GDN_Discussion SET Body = REPLACE(Body,'\n\n\n','\n')

    Which had the desired effect of removing each triple line break into a single one.

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