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

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How can I Find and replace all text that has a style in MS Word 2013 without changing style on line below

I have a MS Word 2013 document with several headings that are styled as "Heading 4". My goal is to replace all text that is styled as "Heading 4" to ###### and style "Heading 5". I use the ...
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Adding or Replacing text within hyperlinks

I am very confused after trying to explore how this can be done. Its very simple but yet cant find a solution. What I wish to know is the following. I have three separate documents, all of which are ...
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Notepad++ Regex to replace the 4th character of each line in a text file.

I have a large text file and want to replace the 4th character of each line. Cloud you please suggest a Regex to do that in Notepad++?
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Remove trailing whitespace at the end of table cells

I have opened a PDF file in Word in order to edit it (the original Word document is lost). During the conversion, each line of text and each table cell was given an extra space. Of course, they don't ...
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Replace multiline string by another multiline string in a markdown file on OS X

I want to replace a multiline string in a markdown by another one (also multiline). I think perl is the best option. E.g. i want to replace ## Exercise 1 some text some more text ## Points by ...
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How to stop OpenOffice 4 from replacing your — double-dash with a single long dash

I was trying to document some command lines in Linux that use a double dash --option-name and was annoyed that OpenOffice/LibreOffice was replacing the double-dash with a single long dash (U+2013). ...
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Word 2013 can find, but can't replace

I want to replace all double spaces () in one of my Word document to single space (). To my extreme suprise, my copy of Microsoft Word 2013 Home is able to find double spaces, but isn't able to ...
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Ubuntu replace expression in dir and all sub directories

How can I replace an expresion that has a forward slash with another in all dirs and subdirs? I used this to find: grep -rnw "/var/www/site" -e "app/COD1" And now I want to replace: "app/COD1" with ...
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How can I convert *.vtt subtitles to *.srt subtitles using regex (regular expressions) in notepad++?

As I learned, every line in a .vtt file starts with something like this: 00:00:06.984 --> 00:00:12.020 (line.1) But it should be like this for a .srt file: 00:00:06,984 --> 00:00:12,020 ...
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How to replace all matching values of evaluated formulas in Excel 2010 now that the option is removed from the find/replace dialog box?

As of Excel 2010, it seems a basic function has been removed. In the Find/Replace dialog box, the "look in" option has historically had "formulas, values, comments" in it. Now those options only ...
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How to identify horizontal tabs in Excel and replace it

I have thousands of data in my excel file, they are scraped data from various websites, initially stored in CSV files then migrated into Excel. This data is for use of my web server. Now my problem ...
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How to search for two question marks(“??”) in Excel?

As the title suggests, I need to find and replace two consecutive question marks (??) in my Excel file. I've tried the solution at: How to search for ? (question mark) in Excel . I tried with ~?? ...
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How to find and replace line(s) in multiple files using Notepad++?

I have been messing with notepad++ for a bit now and am confused as to how to go about doing this: I have a line in multiple files (Within a root directory) that I am searching for. Example: ...
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Multi Find and Replace Html Code

I have a URL error across multiple html files that I need to find and replace. Currently my pages show: src="//https: and I need to find and replace all with: src="https: Does anyone know a way ...
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Find and Replace upper case

I would like to use the Find and Replace function to substitute a number of words which are in all caps, normal style, by a font in which they are in small caps with the first letter of each one ...
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Atom text Find and Replace + Multiple Selectors

(on mac) I know that you can find and replace text with cmd+f and that you can cmd+click to add multiple cursors. Is there a way to find a word or expression using Find and Replace, and then add a ...
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Specific use case for wildcards in Notepad++

I'm trying to prep HTML code for further editing in WYSIWYG editor and I want to simplify the process as much as possible. Here's an example of my string <p>C P U xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</p> ...
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Language in which a character has been typed

I do not know how to find the information concerning the language in which a unicode character has been typed/entered in a document. This issue is related to the fact that one can use the option Find ...
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How to find and replace a “*” character in a cell without deleting the entire contents in Excel 2010 [duplicate]

I have a large spreadsheet with a number of cells containing text that have a "*" character at the end. I would like to find and replace this character and delete it. This solution doesn't seem to ...
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Unicode code points converted to characters in batch

To convert code points to characters you can, for example, place the cursor next to one of them and press Alt+x. I have a document full of Unicode characters' code points. I would like to substitute, ...
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Excel Find+Replace lowercase after a certain character

I have a column that requires specific formatting for summaries of articles. Everything after a : should appear as an uppercase for consitency Example 1 - Markets: Comment on Ugandan Shilling ...
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Find and replace first digit with notepad++

I have a bunch of numbers like this: 001 001 002 002 002 003 003 003 003 all the way up to 100. using the search and replace is there a way to just change the first number so that i could get it up ...
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Replace a nested LaTeX command with multiple arguments

I'd like to replace the LaTeX command \teilseiten{left col width}{left col text}{right col text} by an nested environment. The problem is, that the second and third argument of \teilseiten contains ...
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How do I replace numbers in specific field bash

I am using FreeBSD 3.2-RELEASE. For example output from last- abelovsk14 1 10-7 22:06 adamov14 5 10-5 22:53 almasi14 1 10-8 22:56 anda13 53 10-6 22:16 andrejko14 51 10-7 01:28 Is possible to ...
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LibreOffice (Calc) | Search & Replace | unable to look for 'comments'

CTRL+F enables the SearchBar (quick search) CTRL+H brings up Find & Replace dialog (more options) I'm unable to find a way to look for comments that are within with a cell (with ability to ...
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Remove/Change specific Html tags NotePad++

i have found many similar posts, but non of them answers my question. I would like to replace/remove/change open and close tag with a specific key word. in this case i am trying to remove all tags ...
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How do I find this character(by unicode search) in notepad++ ﻁ (\uFEC1 and only that character)

How do I find this character(by unicode search) in notepad++ ﻁ If I go to charmap and I pick this character I type FEC1 in the unicode search box and hit ENTER and it finds the character I look ...
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Replace all variable links with common domain

Sorry if the title isn't clear enough however I'll explain exactly what I want here. I'm using notepadd ++ to edit lines and data. My data is a list of thousands of links and I found some unwanted ...
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Find and replace hyperlinks in a PDF

I want to automate the process of finding and replacing hrefs (not the anchor text) in 100's of PDF files in a Windows 8.1 OS. I am happy to convert file formats so long as they can be re-compiled ...
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Mass Find and Replace for Pictures Macro - Microsoft Word 2013

I have this macro that is able to do a mass find and replace across multiple word documents. I am able to do a find and replace for pictures (within a header) but when I implemented it within my macro ...
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XML npp search and replace

Bear in mind that I'm new to xml and npp.. I have a large xml file with several thousand records, and I need to change lines to make it work in an other program. I've done most of the transformation ...
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Mass Find and Replace Issue - Microsoft Word 2013

I am trying to create a macro in order to do a mass find and replace across multiple word documents. I have found this one on the net and altered it to also apply for graphics however I keep getting a ...
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How to use TextMate 2's Find “In” Regular Expressions?

Ok, here is a scenario, in pictures. OK, so searching all files looks in 333 files, and finds 614 matches. First result is alex/init.zsh. Fine. So I try to limit the scope a bit, with my logical ...
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Mass Find and Replace - Microsoft Word 2013

I am trying to create a macro in order to do a mass find and replace across multiple word documents. I have found this one on the net and altered it however I keep getting a run time error (5174) ...
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insert text and numbers in notepad++

I have this: ...something...data-src="TEXT"...something...src="images/BBP/BBP0001/01SMALL.jpg"...something... ...
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Excel VBA to Standardize Names in a selected range

I am a complete novice at both excel as well these forums, and am attempting to piece together code that would allow a user to update a column of text entries. Basically what I was attempting to do ...
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Regular Expression notepad++ deleate comments in ( )

I am currently working with notepad++ and would like to deleate text between brackets togeather with the brackets themselves! I would like to use a regular expression. Example: (thisIsAnExample) ...
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Find and replace text inside equations in word 2013

Is there a way I can "find and replace" text inside equations? e.g.: I need to replace all $\hat v$ by $v$. Since MathJax doesn't work here: Replace a "v with a ^ on top" by a "v".
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Find and replace multiple times in txt file

I know this might have been asked before, but I could not find an answer to it. I need to replace the following: CoverLevel="XX" with CoverLevel="0" , this includes XX being any number, without ...
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Find and Replace in Microsoft word

I'm just converting a pdf to word, and I found an annoying problem where my sentence was dropped in the middle of the line. It was like this: There are a particular issue in the western countries. ...
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Find and Replace, replace one pattern with another

I am working Sql Sever Management studio. In my query window, I want to replace a pattern as follows:- Find:- ''myText'' Replace With:- 'myText' The gist is that myText can be any ...
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LibreOffice, odt files batch search and replace

I am using LibreOffice Writer (Version: 5.0.1.2) for Windows 7, and I have multiple files that I need to replace some text in them.. I can't find a way to search and replace in many files in bulk.
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Find and Replace with Notepad++

Having a large list with icons to include in HTML icon-picons-abacus icon-picons-add icon-picons-airplay icon-picons-alert HTML Code <div class="col-sm-4 col"><em ...
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Find and replace in output of command based on file contents

I have a tail -f command reading a log containing IPs however I wish to replace these IPs with hostnames, I have the dhcpd.leases file available to the machine on which this is running. I have been ...
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VLOOKUP returning N/A because references contain “.” and “ ” in one table, not in other

OK I am trying to vlookup a table but the problem is the references on one table are slightly different to the references on the other table. I can get the VLOOKUP function working, but it is ...
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Remove spaces between characters in cell, but only if the space exists between two single characters

To process in 10,000 lines of excel, to remove spaces between characters in cell, but only if the space exists between two single characters. P J A JACKSON AND SONS should become PJA JACKSON AND ...
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replace/rename directory name using regex

i have multiple folder with this pattern "720p.MP4-ABC[abcde]" trying to replace or rename "720p.MP4-CAB[aedcb]" to "."
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add closing tag at end of line using notepad++

I have a text document where every line has an opening tag. I need to add a matching closing tag at the end of each line. For example: What I have:<exe>Example text between tags. What I ...
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Search & replace speed in Notepad++ / indexing

I am using Notepad++ to search and replace in around 60, 000 files, one folder. It only seems to be processing around 2 files per second, is there any way to speed this up? I have an i7 processor ...
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Find and replace capture group inside file

I'm trying to read a text file, doesn't matter what language ... $x = [IO.File]::ReadAllText("__init__.py") ... find a string $pattern = [regex] '(?s)(?:ExportSTL.+?global_scale = ...