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1349.Advanced search and replace -- How to copy the 2nd column to 4th column if 4th column is empty?

User: Dilip -- 2016-03-01          << 1348  1350 >>
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Description:
In a tab  separated txt or CSV, copy contents of 2nd column to 4th column if  
only if 4th column is empty
Input Sample:
1 Dex somentry  
2 Fill somntry entry
Output Sample:
1 Dex somentry Dex  
2 Fill somntry entry
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' dialgoue 
* set 'replace unit' to 'Line' 
* set 'replace with pattern' to: 
 
3. click 'replace', done

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