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140.Advanced search and replace -- How to batch remove/delete non-fixed text in a text file?

User: editor -- 2008-05-21          << 139  141 >>
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Description:
I have some document has following text like:
"characters in chapter: 2288 last update: 08-02-15 07:57", how to batch removed these text.
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open source file.
2. ctrl-h open 'Replace' dialog,
in 'Replace' window, 
fill in 'Search for Pattern':

fill nothing in 'Replace with Pattern'
3. click 'Replace'
Note: .*? matches any text, ..:.. match any text like 07:57

If need process many files, user can click 'Batch..' in step 3, to open 'Batch Runner', and click 'Pick Files' to select multiple files, and click 'Batch Replace' to finish the operation. 
Download Script:  scripts/140.rst.zip

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