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Adding <br>s to line breaks in text

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Hi everybody. I'm starting to explore workflows and I'm stuck on how to get Alfred to add line breaks <br> to ends of lines in plain text. For example, I would like the following text


Line 1 text

Line 2 text


Line 3 text


to be manipulated to


Line 1 text<br>

Line 2 text<br>


Line 3 text<br>


Hope someone can point me in the right direction.




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Welcome @garyinsf,


This can be accomplished with the Replace Utility.



Instead of (\n) and <br>$1, a better method would be to use \n and <br> and ⌥↵ after the <br> to enter a new line (but that doesn’t translate to a screenshot).


I can’t be more specific unless you specify how you want your Worlflow to work (or better yet, upload it for us to see). That utility will act on whatever text is passed to it and pass it through to the next node (which should probably be a Copy to Clipboard Output).

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Has stated before, we can’t properly help you without access to your Workflow.

Debugging can already be hard with access to the code, and you’re asking us to guess yours from a description and a screenshot. There are multiple places where you code or Workflow setup may be going wrong. Without looking at it we’re shooting in the dark.

See the Reporting Problems with Workflows topic, as it gives a nice overview on how to build an effective report.

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