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1 line of code: How to replace multiple spaces with one space

const multiToSingleSpace = str => str.replace(/  +/g, " ");
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Returns the string with multiple spaces reduced to one space

The repository & npm package

You can find the all the utility functions from this series at github.com/martinkr/onelinecode
The library is also published to npm as @onelinecode for your convenience.

The code and the npm package will be updated every time I publish a new article.


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Adam Crockett

So I have always used

/\s+/
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It's good to know the escape character for whitespace \s or tabs \t

I think it would be perfect of only 2 or more where matched {2,} something like that