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654.Replace text in multiple files -- How to remove/delete first column for multiple files?

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Description:
How to remove/delete first column for multiple files?
Is it possible to remove the first column in muptile files quickly?
Input Sample:
a1 a2
b1 b2
c1 c2
d1 d2
...
Output Sample:
a2
b2
c2
d2
...
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. Open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. Drag multiple files from Windows to "Batch Runner" window, or click "Search Files" button to search all files need change.
3. Click "Fast Replace" button, add following rules:
* click "Add", in "search" entry, fill:

* in "replace" entry, fill:

* click "ok"
4. Make sure "regular exp" option is checked, click "Start", all files will be changed.

Note: make backup for all files in advance.


Screenshot 1:  Fast_Replace_Window


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