__/ [Big Bill] on Thursday 20 October 2005 19:13 \__
> Right now I do repetitive tasks when I validate and layout files.
> I do things like change
> & for &
> for example, then I might change
> </span> for </span><br><p align="center"><p>
> and, you know, stuff like that.
> Is this perl-type stuff? It seems pretty basic so that's the way I'm
I wrote my own tool for the task, but if you are not using a *nix-based
operating system, you might need to run on a virtual layer. CygWin is
It will recursively change any pattern/s you like and descend to all files
in a given directory (and sub-directories).
I have once seen (and briefly used) a bloated front-end to GREP for Win-
dows. I think it was a trial version. It wasn't great, but it was some-
thing worthwhile at the time (I had no Linux box at the office), which I
think I used for just a day. Tell me if you want it as I can still 'chase'
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