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Re: [StrongED] Multiple changes to multiple files

Ron  wrote

> In message <82af4b1653.iyojohn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           John Rickman Iyonix <rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> I would like to apply the same set of changes to a directory of about
>> 50 files.
>> The changes are:
>> 1. Wrap a pair of <h1> tags around the first line of the file.
>> 2. Insert some lines of text before the first line of the file
>> 3. Wrap a pair of <h2> tags around all lines beginning with a #.
>> 4. Add some lines of text to the end of the file.
>> The files can all be loaded using ctrl drag-drop
>> 1. and 3.   can be done using Search and Replace
>> I would appreciate some help on how to do 2. and 4.

> A quick look, and I think !ConvText could do this.
> It has -FIRST -LAST and -FILE wildcard operators which should let you
> find the first and last LF character for the adding of text or a file
> to the start and end.

> It can do directories of files, and has a relatively simple usage.

you wait half an hour for a bus and three come along at once:}

Thanks Ron

John Rickman -  http://rickman.orpheusweb.co.uk/lynx

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