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948.Replace text in multiple files -- How to search same text in differnt files and replace with different strings?

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Description:
How to search text XXXXX in multiple files, and in each file replace XXXXX with different strings, the new strings are prepared in advance.
Input Sample:
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words.txt with following lines:
string1
string2
string3

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There are some html files:
file1.html
file2.html
file3.html
Output Sample:
replace XXXXX in file1.html with string1
replace XXXXX in file2.html with string2
replace XXXXX in file3.html with string3
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
Assume replace strings are saved in a file d:\test\words.txt

1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. drag multiple files from windows file browser to "Batch Runner" window
3. click "Fast replace" button to open "Fast Replace" dialogue.
* click "add" to add new replace rule
* set 'search' to: 
* set 'replace' to: 
* click 'ok'
4. click "start", done.

Screenshot 1:  Fast_Replace_Window


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