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vasiliyb
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Complicated replace

Post by vasiliyb » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:01 pm

Can TextPipe software solve this task. If yes, how?
Excuse me for the bad english, but i try to explain my trouble.

I have about 600 files with very much alike structure:

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...arbitrary code...
<!-- Anchor of begin, identical in all 600 files -->
     Photo 1, unique file name
     Photo 2, unique file name
     Photo 3, unique file name
     ..... e.t.c., quantity of photos is different in various foles
<!-- Anchor of end, identical in all 600 files -->
...arbitrary code...
I need to duplicate data between anchors and write it below.
My example must look like this:

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...arbitrary code...
<!-- Anchor of begin, identical in all 600 files -->
     Photo 1, unique file name
     Photo 2, unique file name
     Photo 3, unique file name
     ..... e.t.c., quantity of photos is different in various foles
<!-- Anchor of end, identical in all 600 files -->
<!-- Anchor of begin inserting, identical in all 600 files -->
     Photo 1, unique file name
     Photo 2, unique file name
     Photo 3, unique file name
     ..... e.t.c., quantity of photos is different in various foles
<!-- Anchor of end inserting, identical in all 600 files -->
...arbitrary code...
Hope to see reply!

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Post by DataMystic Support » Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:40 pm

Use an EasyPattern search/replace list this:

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<!-- Anchor of begin, identical in all 600 files -->[ capture(1+chars)]<!-- Anchor of end, identical in all 600 files --> 
and replace with:

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$0
<!-- Anchor of begin inserting, identical in all 600 files --> 
$1
<!-- Anchor of end inserting, identical in all 600 files --> 

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