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1098.Advanced search and replace -- How to insert random lines from one file into another file at random points?

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Description:
How to insert random lines from another file into a target file at random points?
Input Sample:
source.txt
The man pointed down the street.
"Is that your dog?"
His friend turned and looked.
"I've never seen it before."
"Are you sure?"
"Yes."

insert.txt:
LINE1.
LINE2.
LINE3.
Output Sample:
target.txt:
The man pointed down the street. LINE2
"Is that your dog?"
His friend turned and looked.
"I've never seen it before."
"Are you sure?" LINE1
"Yes." LINE3

Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. Assume insert.txt is in the folder of d:\test\
2. ctrl-o open text file
3. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialogue
* set 'replace with pattern' to:

* click 'advanced' tab, set 'run following for each matched unit' to:

4. click 'replace', done!

Note: 
* you can modify the number "6" in step 3 to control how many lines you want to insert into target file
* you can change "$a[$_] $r[$_]" to "$r[$_] $a[$_]" if you want insert text in the start of line.

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