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1119.Regular expression replace -- How to add a blank line after last sentence of paragraph?

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Description:
How to add a blank lines after every paragraph?

A paragraph block in this case could be defined as follows:

1. Paragraph starts with upper case letter in first position of left
justified text.

2. Paragraph ends with standard punctuation symbols (.) or (?) or (!) or
(") FOLLOWED by the next upper case letter
in the first position of left justified text.

3. Blank line would be inserted between each paragraph starting with an
upper case letter in first position of left justified text
Input Sample:
Bob walked to the store
on Saturday morning because
he needed to buy a jug
of milk. "I should have done
this last night."
It started to snow and he
shivered. He had forgot to wear
his winter coat.
Output Sample:
Bob walked to the store
on Saturday morning because
he needed to buy a jug
of milk. "I should have done
this last night."

It started to snow and he
shivered. He had forgot to wear
his winter coat.
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialogue
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done.
4. ctrl-s save file.

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