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

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awk and sed append end of line each related line

I want to do some line manipulation but am stuck in the line by line processing. My file looks like this: 10.10.10.10 ABtest 10.10.10.11 ABprod I want to append a string at each line according to ...
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MS Word – How to add HTML tags around bolded text?

Last thread that I could find related to this was: Replace bold text with <b>...</b> in MS Word without macros. Unfortunately, the most recent comment is the issue I'm coming up with, ...
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Notepad++ switching between documents mid-editing

I have an issue with Notepad++ that makes using it a total sore. Essentially, Notepad++ will just switch between documents WHILE I am entering text. So before I know it, I am continuing a sentence ...
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Text Documents Downloading Into Unreadable Characters

Only recently when I've downloaded a text document, (In Word Pad or Notepad), It Prints In Unreadable Characters. (Which I can't copy and paste onto here), but it seems to be some kind of computer ...
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Line wrap txt file in Intellij

I'm copying some text from notepad over to intellij. Is there any way to get it to wrap when the lines exceed a certain length? Text in notepad When I copy it in intellij the line just doesn't wrap: ...
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How to replace newline with space except when it's the only character in a row

I have some text like: from her patient scrutiny and judicious criticism. J.K. WASHINGTON, D.C. April, 1919. And want to leave it like: from her patient scrutiny and ...
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Add '#' in XML file using Batch script

I am very new to batch scripting.  Could you please let me know how I can add "#" in an XML file – second line first letter – and save it in Windows. As per the above screenshot, I need to add one ...
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Powershell and regex: List of Notepad++ “backup on save” files. Edit name, sort by lastwritetime

# Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.648] # powershell 5.1.17134.48 # Calculate time to complete task using Notepad++ "backup on save" feature. Create a copy and paste table of files sorted by ...
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MS Word: Create cross-reference linking to the top end of a figure, instead of figure labeling text below the image

I've a problem with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016: After I have created a caption text below a figure, and then inside my text set a link to this image, the link will lead me to the labeling ...
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How to remove lines that not containing any uppercase letters or lowercase letters or numbers notepad++

I want to keep only lines that contain at least 1 uppercase letter at least 1 lowercase letter at least 1 number Example: :soTest.@1rTr :$TEST%.TER12TB& :-G5O6D$G%R@RS :sbg^45re$55 :@65RR$#...
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How to delete multi-line comment in Notepad++

I have an XML file saved in Notepad++ and I want to delete multi-line comments (from <!-- through -->).  How can I do this globally (without going line by line)?  For example, <Text> <...
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Match first and last character(s) of any word

I searched a lot but didn't find any help. I want to use a regex for matching first (one or more) and last characters (one or more) of any word, not only find but it has to match with first and last ...
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Replace lines that have no digits with some constant word [closed]

I have a file with about 10000 lines like the examples shown below.  I need to replace the lines that do not contain any digits with some word; e.g., input.  How I can do this please? Example: The ...
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Can Notepad++ automatically split a text file into multiple files?

I have a text file that contains a massive amount of words that I would like to make into a number of different text files. Specifically I need to take every 100 words in this file and make a ...
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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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