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Questions tagged [find-and-replace]

Operations that locate specific instances of conditions being met and replacing them.

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How can I find & replace a single word to multiple different words?

Using MS Word or Notepad++, I wish to find and replace a single vocabulary to multiple different synonyms. For example, from my text, I found that a specific word AAAA appears too frequently. So, I ...
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How to find and select multiple items / values at the same time in Excel

here is an over simplified example of my problem I have 2 excel spreadsheets. The first spreadsheet has 1 column with a list of names John, James, Steve, Richard, Bob The second spreadsheet also ...
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How to add a number to string\d

I want to replace a file's all string\d\+ For example string10 to string 20.I tried using s/\(string\)\d\+/\1\=submatch(0)+10 I know \= is judge \1 is exist or not .But help: submatch use like this....
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Notepad++ Replacement String with NUL Truncates After NUL

Using Notepad++, I'm trying to replace a string (in a binary file) like this: ANULpNULpNULlNULeNUL With another string like this: ONULrNULaNULnNULgNULeNUL So... Using the following format of ...
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Mass replace drive letter on symlinks?

A drive letter changed (and I need to keep that change). I had used Link Shell Extension to relocate many things before this happened, so I now have a lot of symlinks pointing to locations at the old ...
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Find and delete many different strings in Excel

I have two different tables on Excel, and I want to remove from the first table all the elements presents on the second table. In the first table I have a long list (10000) of references, they are ...
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Batch Script: Replacing line with random number

I'm running game servers and I need a batch script that changes a number in another batch-file to a random generated number when executed. The line that should be edited is set _seed="255" The file ...
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Replace certain text in lines with each line from another file

I have a text file with text of this order; str/4 <</Contents(100 cups)/(Date) Colour red <</Contents(080 bowls)/(Date) Status used Pack team <</Contents(200 John)/(Date) School ...
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How can made MS-Excel Find and Replace dialog box as a bar which is docked below the window same as LibreOffice Calc interface option?

I have an opportunity in LibreOffice Calc which is very attractive for me. That is an option for UI interface. Made the Find and Replace dialog box to a sub-bar. And possible to dock it below the ...
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Add an <h1> tag from filename on Linux

I have a folder with a bunch of html files and I wish to add an <h1>Filename without extension</h1> line just after the <body> tag. How could I go about having a script or one-...
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Changing the numbers in “[#number]” format in an MTA file so they are sequential

I have a very long MTA file for scripting MP3 tag changes. I've edited the file numerous times in Notepad++ and this has caused the numbers for each particular action to go out of sync. How could I ...
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Find and replace plain text with merge field in Word

I have an email template that currently has tokens like [[cost]]. However, I am now transitioning to using formal merge fields, which look like «cost». I have the old format at lot in this template, ...
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Find and Replace in LibreOffice Calc

So I have a Price column and all the values has a £ prefixed. These are formatted string. I tried via the Find & Replace function to replace all of these with nothing, but I can't seem to get it ...
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Find and Replace specific column, but only when it equals a specific value

How do I replace column 132 (either a space or a Y) with a character (N), but only when column 132 = a space? Looking at other threads here I've come up with a way to replace column 132 with an N: -...
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Replace special chararcters in a 60MB file

I have a big text file. 200,000 lines. 60MB. I would like to replace : &amp; -> & &#203; -> Ë &#202; -> Ê etc... Any simple idea please ? (Textpad or Notepad++?) Edit : ...

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