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393.Regular expression replace -- How to change text file format with user specified rules?

User: wenbo -- 2010-01-15          << 392  394 >>
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Type: Regular expression replace   
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Description:
How I can exchange the special pattern characters to the most following another special pattern ?
Input Sample:
"A/G"
CGGCAGAGAA CAGGTYASCC ACCACTATGC 
R
CAGGTTCTCA TCATTGAAGC TGCTCTCAGG 
"C/G"
TATGGGCCCG CGTGGCGCGA GCAGAGGCGC
TTCTCCGT
S
TCCACCTTGC GCAACTTGGG CCTGGGCAAG 
AAGTCGCTGG

Output Sample:
CGGCAGAGAA CAGGTYASCC ACCACTATGC 
[A/G]
CAGGTTCTCA TCATTGAAGC TGCTCTCAGG
TATGGGCCCG CGTGGCGCGA GCAGAGGCGC
TTCTCCGT
[C/G]
TCCACCTTGC GCAACTTGGG CCTGGGCAAG 
AAGTCGCTGG
 
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
Assume you want to change following format:

"X/Y"
************************
****************
*

with following format:
************************
****************
[X/Y]

Procedures:
1. ctrl-o open source text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialog
* in "search for pattern", enter:

* in "replace with pattern", enter:

3. Click 'Replace', done
4. Ctrl-s save to file
Download Script:  scripts/393.rst.zip

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