On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 05:24:52PM +0200, Bonno Bloksma wrote: > linbobo:~/sedtest# sed 's_\n<pre>\n_\n<pre>\n\n_' <original.txt >new.txt > linbobo:~/sedtest# less new.txt You want to change the regexp here. In regular expressions '^' matches start of line and '$' matches end of line. Your sed instruction above should be something like 's/^<pre>$/<pre>\n/', or more generally 's/^\(<pre>\)$/\1\n/'. Cheers, Tom -- The only problem with being a man of leisure is that you can never stop and take a rest.
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