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466.Regular expression replace -- Is there any way to strip/add the line number at the beginning of each line?

User: editor -- 2010-04-03          << 465  467 >>
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Type: Regular expression replace   
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Description:
Is there any way to strip/add the line number at the beginning of a text file?

I want to strip(remove), or add(insert) the line number at the front of each line, and vice versa.
Input Sample:
1 advance search and replace
2 regular expression replace
3 search replace binary files
...
Output Sample:
advance search and replace
regular expression replace
search replace binary files
...
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
To strip the line number before each line:
1. ctrl-o open source text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialog
* set 'replace unit' to chars
* set 'replace scope' to line
* in 'search for pattern', enter:

3. click 'Replace', done!

For the question about how to add line number for each line, please refer to following page:

http://www.mind-pioneer.com/services/332_Advanced_search_and_replace.html
Download Script:  scripts/466.rst.zip

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