Had a situation where I had a huge HTML file with no carriage returns and I wanted to place a CR at the end of every line after the <href …> specifically after the </a>.
The way to do this in Notepad++ is:
In the Search / Replace menu:
Find what: </a>
Replace with: \n
Select the “Regular Expression” button.
Check with a “Find Next: / “Replace” and then “Replace All”.
Ah – regex – don’t you just love them