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264.Advanced search and replace -- How to batch remove/delete first and last line of many text files?

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Description:
How to batch remove first and last line of many text files?
Input Sample:
line1
line2
line3
line4
Output Sample:
line2
line3
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-h open replace dialog
Set search for pattern as:

2. click "Batch..." button
Click "Pick files" to select multiple files
3. click "Batch Replace" button, done!

Note: ^.*?\n|\S+\s*$ is a regular expression, matching first line or last line.
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