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1187.Advanced search and replace -- How to convert pipe separated elements in each line to specified format?

User: Aaron -- 2014-03-23          << 1186  1188 >>
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Description:
I would like to convert text files containing pipe "|" delimited lines into the format for importing into Replace Pioneer's Fast Replace window.

I've included an option request to choose a random word from the matching <replace> line if that's possible.
Option: For every FIRST word or pharse in pipe delimited line choose a random word or phrase from the same line and replace in output text
For every
Input Sample:
 FIRST word or phrase|SECOND word|THIRD word|FOURTH word|FIFTH word|SIXTH word
 Another first word|another second word|another third word|another fourth word|another fifth word|another sixth word

etc.
Output Sample:
<find>FIRST word or phrase</find>
<replace>{SECOND word|THIRD word|FOURTH word|FIFTH word|SIXTH word}</replace>
<find>Another first word</find>
<replace>{another second word|another third word|another fourth word|another fifth word|another sixth word}</replace>

etc.

Note: Brackets { and } are added 

Option:

<find>FIRST word or phrase</find>
<replace>rand_str_unique(1,'SECOND word','THIRD word','FOURTH word','FIFTH word','SIXTH word')</replace>
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialogue
* set 'replace unit' to 'Chars'
* set 'replace scope' to 'Line'
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done.
4. ctrl-s save to file.

For the option, just need to change 'replace with pattern' entry in step 2:

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