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I'm new to regexes and have a file that looks like this one:


I used the regex (\|60|.*)(1,65) and I was able to find all the lines that have the information that I wanted to changed.

How can I make an replace that when Notepad++ finds (\|60|.*)(1,65), the 60 should be replaced with 50:


PS: here's an example of the full line:

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I think this is what you want:

Find what: ^(.*)\|60\|(.*1,65.*)

Replace with: \1|50|\2

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The part that I paste is only the result of the (\|60|.*)(1,65), the full line is in the end of the post (I edited it) – Ricardo Sa Sep 17 '12 at 18:39
Just remove the ^ from the front of the regex and it should work properly. – Andrew Clark Sep 17 '12 at 18:40
Updated my answer. It's ugly. – Sean Bright Sep 17 '12 at 18:41
That worked exactly as I needed... just another question if I needed to changed the |1,65| how was that going to be? – Ricardo Sa Sep 17 '12 at 18:42

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