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914.Replace text in multiple files -- How to remove duplicate lines in multiple files in different sub-folders?

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Description:
How to remove duplicate lines in multiple files in different sub-folders?
Input Sample:
This is sentence1
This is sentence2
This is sentence2
This is sentence3
Output Sample:
This is sentence1
This is sentence2
This is sentence3
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
Assume all of your files are txt files under parent folder d:\test, and you need to delete duplicate lines in each file.
1. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialog
* set 'replace unit' to 'Line'
* set 'replace with pattern' to:

click 'advanced' tab:
* set 'run following at the beginning of replace' to:

* set 'run following for each matched unit' to:

3. click "batch..." button to open "Batch Runner" window
4. click "search files" button
* enter correct file name filter, such as:

* enter correct search directory, such as:

* check option of 'search subdirectory' to allow searching sub-folder
* click "search" button to find all files, click "close" when finish.
5. click "batch replace" button, all files will have duplicate lines removed.
Note: If your need to remove "similar" lines, not exact "same" lines, you need some change in step1.

Screenshot 1:  Replace_Window


Screenshot 2:  Replace_Advanced_Window


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