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

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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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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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How can I add a fixed amount of time to all “hh:mm” strings in a document?

I have a document that's a transcription of a video interview. The video itself has embedded SMPTE timecode as well as burnt-in timecode (BITC). The SMPTE timecode and BITC correspond to the time of ...
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Multiple Find/Replace queries over multiple files: replace one by one

What I want is this (Software can run on Linux or Windows, both are available): Supply a list of files in which strings should be replaced (wildcards ideal, but not mandatory) Supply a list of ...
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Remove CR LF for all lines that are not followed by a specific number

I have 14000+ lines of a database, that I want to edit with Notepad++. All these lines should start with 1000 and I therefore want to delete CR LF at the end of those lines that are not followed by ...
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How to find and replace in the bookmarked lines in notepad++

I have a problem about how to find and replace in the bookmarked lines in Notepad++. For example my line is <content:encode><em>.... So I bookmark the lines that have <content:...
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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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batch script help, find, replace registry keys

I'm trying to figure out why my reg import command is not working in the script below. When I run the reg import fileName.reg from the DOS it works fine but when included in the script below it does ...
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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 to rename files in file from lines of a text file

My script PowerShell: $liste = get-content "Y:\Users\H\Documents\D\Game Of Throne\prod\recup.txt" ` |Select-Object -last 1 $liste | ForEach-Object {Write-Host ($i++) $line} get-childItem "...
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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 can I add non-breaking space (&nbsp;) 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&nbsp;1&nbsp;2012 automatically using search and replace. There are multiple dates ...
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How to add a constant text to all headings in Office Word

In an effort to manually change my Office Word document to Latex, I would like to change all text with heading style with a text containing the \section{heading}, in which heading is the actual text ...
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Word - find/replace highlighted text with shaded text AND preserve all other formatting?

I create new documents from source material that others send me, and use Word's built-in gray highlighting to indicate text in the source file that's been dealt with in the new document (equivalent to ...
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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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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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How to replace HTML code using MS Word 2010?

I’m trying to delete the CSS from my code using Word 2010. I’ve searched online on how to find and replace text, and tried some but none worked. Below is the code i don't want. <p>&nbsp;<...
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How to find and replace lines in one file that match the pattern of lines in another file

I have a scenario with two documents. The first doc has lines of text, and the second doc also has same text with different text before and after this text. They need to be replaced. Doc 1 something....
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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 to ...
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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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MS Word Find Style spanning 2 lines that contains text and replace part

I will be creating a macro for this, but first I just want to get the find/replace to function. I have occassions in my Word document where there are 2 lines of Heading 3s in a row. The first line ...
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Replace multiple words in multiple files

I am using Windows 7. I need to replace multiple occurences of multiple words in multiple text files. For example, suppose there are 20 files. I have a list of words to find, and the words to replace ...
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Excel 2013 find and replace

Excel 2013 find-replace command doesn't allow to me to replace all /, it does find them, but it can't replace them with eg ; Whenever I try to do that, I get a message, that suggests me to add a ' ...
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How to find and replace the character “$” in Open Office Calc

How to find the character “$” in OpenOffice Calc and replace cell's value times 2 Practically looking for all the prices in a column and i want to double that. EX:$25 result $50 Can i use the find ...
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How to do multiple find an replaces in MS Word — possibly storing the data in a spreadsheet

I have an MS word file that I want to do multiple find and replaces on. The are a spreadsheet with two columns, e,g, cat dog rat mouse horse pony I would like to replace ...
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Dreamweaver REGEX trying to find and replace (or remove)

So far am using this: "http([^>]+) as my REGEX. The page has multiple urls mixed with text and DOM Elements. Something like: <li><a href="http://www.uen.org/toolbox">UEN's Teacher ...
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Modify properties of tables in batch

I am working on a MS word document which contains several tables, and I want to modify the properties of all of them at once, such as alignment, text wrapping, borders and shading etc., and either for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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insert text and numbers in notepad++

I have this: ...something...data-src="TEXT"...something...src="images/BBP/BBP0001/01SMALL.jpg"...something... ...something...data-src="TEXT"...something...src="images/BBP/BBP0001/02SMALL.jpg"......
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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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Mac OS X Find and Replace API

Are the Find and Replace operations under the Edit menu in Acrobat or Word simply a front end for the unix awk, sed or grep commands? Where can I find more information about what's going on underneath ...
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iXBRL to XBRL? XML inside HTML - Excel can't resolve

I have a bunch of files which should be a table with one row and 30/40 columns with data, in this format: Inline XRBL (iXRBL - XML in HTML) http://resources.companieshouse.gov.uk/toolsToHelp/pdf/...
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Replace text with images in Word using VBA and avoid dialog box

I've been trying to replace specific text with a related image, but cannot stop the 'word reached end of doc, start at beginning' (press OK to keep code going) from coming up, despite Find.Wrap = ...
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Replace numbered paragraphs from one document to another?

I have two documents that are identical, but one is in English, the other in Spanish. I took the first and took care of reformatting it by hand, mostly. Now, rather than going through the lengthy ...
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Backrefence syntax in powershell's sed

How do I back reference a capture group in powershell's sed? I can't seem to find the syntax for it. IE I expect echo "hello" | sed "s|(h)ello|world\1|" to output worldh, but instead I get the ...
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Is there any reason Word 2013's Find/Replace (using wildcards) would replace things out of order?

I'm using find/replace with wildcards. Let's say I want to surround specific text strings (names of Word documents) with parentheses. Each word doc starts with BP_ and ends with docx. Find: (<BP_*...
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Is On-The-Fly string replacement possible using GreaseMonkey and Firefox

I have looked for means to stop Brightcove videos from autostarting in Firefox and have come to the conclusion it isn't possible without external programming via something like Grease Monkey. However, ...
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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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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 [[bcm:cbm:"cce9c43e590a4b66820d42c548d51e67/62f4b4a4962c4c28afc8afa68007db43/martinyou_ep50_s2.mp4?/playlist....
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How do I 'find' and 'replace across multiple documents

Is there a simple way to do a 'find' and 'replace' across multiple Word documents. Need the headers and footers also to be covered for the replacement. Have tried a VB macro from the web but it didn't ...
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Replace text with multiple unique values each time

Is there any way to replace text that appears several times in a .txt file with a unique value each time? To be more specific: This is the given document: value="something"* other text* value="...
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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.