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1191.Advanced search and replace -- How to make search and replace only in specified lines in text file?

User: colin -- 2014-04-03          << 1190  1192 >>
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Description:
How to make search and replace only in specified lines in text file?
I have a text file, what i want to do is check each line, if line contains "ear" then if there is also the string ",i,ur," or ",i,r," then change that string to  ",ear,"
Input Sample:
clearstories,k,l,i,ur,s,t,oe,r,ee,z,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
clearwater,k,l,i,r,w,aw,t,ur,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Output Sample:
clearstories,k,l,ear,s,t,oe,r,ee,z,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
clearwater,k,l,ear,w,aw,t,ur,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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 'Line'
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done.

Hint: this operation is to filer out all lines contain ear, and use function "replace" to do search&replace.

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