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704.Regular expression replace -- How to remove the sequence number before each line of text file?

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How to remove the sequence number before each line of text file?
Input Sample:
1. content of line1
2. content of line2
3. content of line3
4. ...
Output Sample:
content of line1
content of line2
content of line3
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open replace window
* set 'replace unit' to 'Chars'
* set 'replace scope' to 'Line'
* in 'search for pattern', enter:

3. click 'replace', done!
4. for multiple files, click 'Batch...' button in step 3, and drag multiple files to 'Batch Runner' window, and click 'Batch Replace'.

Note: regular expression "^\s*\d+\.\s*" means numbers followed by a period, \s* means any number of spaces

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