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257.Advanced search and replace -- How to replace text containing some special symbols in a text file?

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Description:
How to replace text containing some special symbols like \/!@#$%^&*()'"~` in a text file?
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
Assume you want to replace all string 0123\/!@#$%^&*()'"~`456789 with NEW_TEXT:
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open "Replace" dialog
* Enclose the text-to-replace with two single quote, and put it in the "search for pattern" like:

Note: if single quote appear in text-to-replace, you need to put a backslash "\" before it.
* fill in "Replace with pattern" like:


3. click "Replace", done!

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