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369.Regular expression replace -- How to batch replace the last 5 "old" with "new" in a text file?

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Description:
I have a text file with many words such as "old", I just want to replace the last 5 "old" into new words like "new", how to replace it using regular expression?
Input Sample:
1111 old old
2222 old old
3333 old old
4444 old old
5555 old old
Output Sample:
1111 old old
2222 old old
3333 old new
4444 new new
5555 new new
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open source text file
2. ctrl-h open replace window
in search for pattern, fill:

in replace with pattern, fill:

3. click 'Replace', ok.
4. ctrl-s save the file.
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