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Questions tagged [text-editing]

Text editing is the process of selecting and preparing text [files].

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Windows 10 - Word Delimiters (boundaries) in Explorer

In brief: Anyone know if there's a way in Windows to define a list of characters to be considered as delimiters in Windows Explorer, for the purposes of double-clicking to select a word in a filename ...
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How to activate the splitter in Notepad++?

The Notepad++ v7.6.2 release notes reveal a new feature: Add new feature: double click splitter resets panes to equal size. How does one enable the splitter to begin with?
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Remove duplicate recipients from email draft (in Gmail) [migrated]

When copying & pasting email addresses into the recipients list in Gmail, how can I remove duplicate email addresses (if the copied list contains duplicates)?
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awk, sed, or other text processing suggestions, please

I have the following repeating pattern of text that needs to be reformatted. Normally this should be easy, even with a standard text editor, but in this case I need to expand the information in the ...
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How can i choose an exact character in a txt file?

I use Search and Replace software, I need to erase a "-" character in many txt files. The "-" always appears between two numbers but the numbers are always different (f.e: 1234567-8 or 34569-0). there ...
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Move characters between two strings to end of line

I need to move (in a text file) all the characters between ">" up to and including "_" to the end of that line. From this: [[[>AVA_M427014_ MAKNISRTAQMRVAIEEL >AVB_L427D15_ ...
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Find out which ending is the most common in a language [closed]

I would like to work out what the most useful TLDs are for domain hacking (i.e., creating short FQDNs that spell words by combining with a TLD, e.g., ho.me) in English. Here is a list of public ...
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How to delete same lines in Notepad++?

I want to find out if there are any extra files between a long list of files that I generated. Because I`m weak at explaining stuff with words, I'd rather illustrate. This is an illustration of the ...
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Notapad++ column editing: how to deselect a clicked location?

1- There is an option in NP++ to hold Ctrl while clicking in multiple locations in the text file, so the cursor stays there for multi-editing. I want to know how to de-select a clicked location? I ...
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How to remove invisible characters from text copied from PDF

If I copy some text from a PDF, the text appears correct, however the text editor considers the text to be one long sequence. How the line appears in notepad: The only way I have been able to ...
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How can I sort the output of awk, disregarding a certain character?

I am trying to print out the Chinese font I have in my laptop, and sort the output with respect to their name that could be referred to in LaTeX. This could be done with the following command: fc-...
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Please make my terminal behave like a word processor because I'm old and jaded

How do I make the terminal input behave like a multi-line word processor that lets me select text, delete some text (no hex codes), move around, then only really send it over the wire when I press ...
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Sed Script to Capitalize “I”s in a Text File

I am trying to create a sed command that capitalizes the pronoun I in a text file. For example "i like dogs." should be "I like dogs." So far I have: sed 's/ i / I /g' This doesn't work in a ...
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Extract Text from in front of, after, and inside characters

I have a variable (%~1) set to something like: Hello there this is a block: [C]Inside of Block[/C] Did you like it? I want to have it separated into three variables: Front=hello there this is a ...
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How to delete all text except for what's inside quotation marks?

I want to remove all text except for what's between quotation marks. How would I go about doing that? Example: Bran could hear the wind in the trees, the clatter of their hooves on the ironwood ...

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