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Emacs Evil search and replace function

Emacs has a Vim emulator mode called Evil. This mode has a search-replace function that does basically the same thing as highlighting a region and running sed on it. The brilliant thing about this ...
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How Do You Replace Individual Periods/Full Stops Without Replacing Decimal Points?

A bit of an awkward one, this; I've been gathering data using an eye-tracker, which gives its output as .txt files (Excel is also an option but there are too many samples so notepad it is). I need to ...
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Delete specific number of characters after a specific string is found

I have several lines of code and I'm looking for a way to search for a specific string e.g. 'id0=' and delete it and all 10 characters after it, per line. I would prefer a way/macro/addon for ...
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Change Identical Code Strings in Multiple, Separate Files in One Command

How can I change strings of code in multiple HTML documents which are all identical, to something else? How can I change this: File A: code1 File B: code1 File C: code1 ... Into this: File A: code2 ...
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Find Replace - Args out of range?

Using: GNU Emacs 23.3.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.10) of 2012-03-25 on allspice, modified by Debian I am trying to do some simple find and replace. Not a big deal. I'm not even using ...
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Search, copy, paste, edit string in hex?

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit. I've got around 10,000 or so files that I want to edit. The trouble is that's just far too much to do by hand. I'll explain what I need to do below. In these files, there ...
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Notepad++ Undo undoes whole replace history

In Notepad++ (v6.5), having done a series of Find-and-Replace-All's, hitting CTRL-Z seems to undo the whole series. Hitting CTRL-Y redoes the whole series. Can you undo only the last Replace-All ...
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Prevent inadvertent replacement in notepad++

Is there a way to make Notepad++ to ask for confirmation when replacing all instances of a string in a file or files? This is to prevent inadvertent replacement.
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Any Repeating text/phrase finder function/software for text editor? replace/remove?

I compile my own PDF for my personal use from texts copied from other sources and other ebooks I have purchased. When I copy texts from other PDFs, the chapter title, page # and book titile appear ...
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Script for modifying file content in specified files

I tried searching previous questions but none worked, or I couldn't adapt them to my needs. I want to write a script that asks for: folder criteria old string new string And replace every file in ...
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Natively Find & Replace with wildcards in Excel

Is there a way to natively use wildcards in Find & Replace, in Excel 2010? I'd rather not install an add-on if it can be avoided. For example: I want to be able to use a syntax similar to the ...
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Change font of all Hebrew text

I need to use different fonts for English and Hebrew in the same document. How can I change the font of all the Hebrew text, possibly using Find-and-Replace?
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How can I find and replace multiple blocks of text in multiple documents all at once?

I tried searching for this everywhere but couldn't find any solution. I have 100 html pages with various text to translate. I have also the translated text ready on a word document. So what I have to ...
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Using RegEX To Prefix And Append In Notepad++

I found this question on StackOverflow. It worked great but I also need to include lines that have non-alphabet characters in it like: some_name some.name And add prefixes like this: ...
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Inserting line before lines containing a particular word

How to insert a line before a line ending with a certain word in textpad? For eg: I want to insert a blank line before every line that ends with the word 'Chapter'
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How to find and replace hyphens with minus signs in Microsoft Word 2013?

When editing scientific texts, I often have to replace hyphens incorrectly used as minus signs with proper minus signs (i.e. U+2212). I'm working in Microsoft Word 2013 and trying to use a wildcard ...
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How do I stop command-f from sharing state across applications on Mac OS X (10.8.2)?

If I have a find bar (command-f) open in two applications, and I change the text in one, the text in the other changes to match as soon as I tab over to the second application. Is there a way to turn ...
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How can I add non-breaking space ( ) in dates using search and replace in DreamWeaver

Example: January 1, 2012 This is the current text, but I want to change the source code to: January 1 2012 automatically using search and replace. There are multiple dates ...
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Non case sensitive search case sensitive replace

How do I search/and replace like this using sed or another tool FOO => BAR Foo => Bar foo => bar That is: Look for foo regardless of case, and replace with the same case pattern. One ...
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sed without regex

I am using GNU SED for find and replace functionality on large files(upto 2GB). Find and replace characters can contain any characters, hence I want find and replace parameters to be treated as plain ...
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Find-And-Replace Any Selected Text

Goal: Quick find-and-replace for active selected text in any application. Description: I want a utility to quickly perform a predetermined find-and-replace for the current selected text in the active ...
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Is there a Sublime Text 2 equivalent to Dreamweaver's “Find and Replace > Search: Specific Tag” feature?

Is there a function within Sublime Text 2 or a plugin similar to this (besides regex)? In this example, I wanted set the attribute border to 0 for every img tag in the document. Or, say, I wanted ...
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Sublime Text 2 search and replace multiple words

I want to replace multiple words using regex in just one search accross all files. Something like this: Find: (dyspnea)|(jugular_swelling) Replace: (dispnea)|(turgencia_jugular) And this would ...
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Can't Find/Find&Replace “Purple, Accent 4, Lighter 40%”, all other colors work - Excel 2007

I have a several large Excel tables that I am managing for my current project. Whenever a metric or value in the table changes, I indicate the change by changing the background color of the cell for ...
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Search and replace with different formatting style

In LibreOffice or OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet, is it possible to search-replace while changing formatting of the replacement text to subscript or superscript at the same time? I have a spreadsheet ...
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Replace txt with space in a specific column

I am searching for a way to look into a specific column , and if the there is Char in that column (mostly date) I need to replace it with spaces. Example: 123456789(20140109A). Columen number 10 ...
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Find and replace to change order of test response order

I am using find and replace to reformat test banks copied and paste as plain text in MS Word 2011. My pasted text comes from tables, so the test question are in this order: a, c, b, d. I want to use ...
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How can i keep and remove some charecters from specific line notepad++

i have about 1000 of 80000 rows that looks like these lines and with different disposition ...
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Find and replace in libreoffice writer formulas?

Is it possible to somehow find and replace expression in formulas (equations) inserted in a LibreOffice Writer document? I want to replace "vec" by "bold" in all my formulas in a book size document.
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Is it possible to search&replace text in multiple files in FreeCommander?

I need to replace occurences of some text in many files. I've found the option in FreeCommander to search for that text in multiple files, but I can't find an option to replace that text in that ...
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Simple find/replace for all xlsm and xlsx files in a directory

I have a directory with 20 spreadsheets. Some are xlsx and some are xlsm. I need to replace all instances of "foo", with "bar" in each sheet in each file. I'm using windows. I'm on Windows so I don't ...
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In Windows, how do I do a mass search-replace where I search for a phrase and then copy the phrase with several different phrases?

I use Windows and I use a variety of text editors (NotePad++, Vim, etc). Any application works (since I'm willing to try any of the applications I have). ==== This is what I want to search. ...
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Implementing find and replace using NPPExec in Notepad++

How do we perform find and replace using NPPExec plugin in Notepad++? Any help (command/resource) in this regard will be greatly appreciated.