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(Solved) - Replace text across multiple files.

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  • Started 1 year ago by Xhi
  • Latest reply from angelia
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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

I have about 800 text files that I need to replace similar words in each wihtout doing each one individually. What is a good program to do this?

Posted 1 year ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

May be this ????

http://www.techmalaya.com/2008.....ple-files/

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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

I'll give it a shot.

Edit: Worked great! Thanks Rick. Saved me several days work and getting the suggestion here saved me a couple Google hours of testing.

Posted 1 year ago
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Enthusiast
Enthusiast
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As long as the files aren't Word. The commenters made note that this replacement program corrupted their files.

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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No they were .m3u playlists. worked great as noted above. I believe it specifically warns against using it in coded files such as word files.

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angelia
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This is an excellent program. I have used it to update thousands of text files. Regular Expression support too.

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