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934.Advanced search and replace -- How to change the numbering format in a text file to a new format?

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How to change the numbering format in a text file to a new format? The original format is a number followed by a dot, how to change it to a number enclosed by a pair of parenthesis?
Input Sample:
1. This is sentence one.
2. This is sentence two.
3. This is sentence three.
Output Sample:
(1) This is sentence one.
(2) This is sentence two.
(3) This is sentence three.
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open source text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialog
* set 'replace unit' to 'chars'
* set 'replace scope' to 'Line'
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done.
4. ctrl-s save to file.

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