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Replace a pattern using text pad

I have the following text in one of the file j1738-abc-system_id(in.value1)-2838 G566-deF-system_id(in.value2)-7489 I want to remove system_id(...) completely The output should look like this ...
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TextPad Command Line Argument: Open in Existing TextPad Instance

What are the command line arguments you can use for TextPad? I've searched for this but TextPad doesn't document this. We have an external application; when the user clicks a button our application ...
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Launching batch files from PortableApps

Being a big fan of PortableApps, and of Textpad, I noticed that later versions of Textpad, provided you have a valid license, allow you to create a portable version of it. So I did that, installed it, ...
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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 get column markers with free text editors

Can someone please provide some tips on getting column markers to show (vertical lines) when viewing text files with fixed width column based data. (not csv). Notepad++, wordpad any freebie will do. ...
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Regular expression to replace in TextPad

I need to replace this: HSOD,BASE,DFLT,001,06-19-2012,[any string],1,0,0 With this: HSOD,BASE,DFLT,001,06-19-2012,[any string],1,0,N where the [any string] part needs to be a wild card.
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Open new file in TextPad using current instance, allowing for multiple instances

I would like to configure Windows 7 to open every new .txt file into the first of the existing TextPad instances. I know how to open new files all into a single TextPad instance but I am trying to ...
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Export all regular expression matches in Textpad or Notepad++ as a list

In Textpad or Notepad++ is there an option to export all the matches for a regular expression find, as a single list? In a big text file, I am searching for tags (words enclosed in % %), using ...
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How to add single quote “ ' ”at beginning and end of an 5 pos integer

I need to add a single quote at the begining and end to a 5 position integer field in TextPad. Ex: 14982 14983 14985 14991 14995 15019 Desired result: '14982', '14983', '14985', '14991', ...
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Windows XP- Service Pack 3- Textpad 6.1 issue

I have installed Textpad 6 on my machine and whenever I open a document with textpad, a new blank tab opens by default and cursor points to the blank file. I have to manually point to my document and ...
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TextPad printing to incorrect printer

I have tried to find an answer on Google, and searched SU, but have not found anything on this particular issue. I Looked for a setting in the TextPad menu and didn't see anything that seemed ...
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Regular expression replace in Textpad where search term spans multiple lines

Is it possible to do a regular expression search and replace in Textpad where the search term spans multiple lines. e.g. document contains: Hello ab_c D_EF 12_3 World I would like to replace ...
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Deleting blocks of variable text in TextPad using Regex

I want to delete chunks of text in a single text file that Start with "Education" and end with "tanks" and have variable data in between. Any suggestions?
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TextPad keeps other windows and apps from being in front or on top

My copy of Textpad on Windows XP has started acting up where it will not let other applications, programs or windows be in front or go on top of it. So if I'm using TextPad and I Alt + Tab to ...
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Strange corruption saving from Textpad 5 within Windows 7-64 VirtualBox VM to shared folder with Mac host

I have a fairly new Window-7 64bit install running in Virtual Box on a MacBook Pro. I'm using TextPad 5 within that environment to edit source files that live on a shared folder that is on the Mac ...
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TextPad Tortoise Merge Tool

I am trying to create a custom tool in TextPad to call the Tortoise SVN merge tool. If I have two files open in TextPad, I want to diff them with TortoiseMerge by going to Tools -> TortoiseMerge in ...
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Textpad multiple instance setting seems to be ignored

I've configured Textpad to not allow multiple instances but Textpad still sometimes opens multiple windows. Any ideas?
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regex replace with textpad

I need to update a dateformat in a large file I have in textpad. the dateformat is currently mm-dd-yyyy and I need to make it mm/dd/yyyy each line with a date starts with a D. like this: ...
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Textpad - Open new files in same instance by default

I've been a TextPad user for years, and when you install it, it adds an item to the context menu in explorer called "TextPad" that will open any file with textpad, regardless of the extension (whether ...