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175.Advanced search and replace -- How to make a batch replacement according to a text mapping file?

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Description:
How to make a batch replacement according to a text mapping file?
Input Sample:
Source file:
==============
this is old1, this is old2
old3, old4, ...

Content of Mapping file:
===============
old1 new1
old2 new2
old3 new3
...
Output Sample:
Target file
===============
this is new1, this is new2
new3, new4, ...
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. select menu 'Tools->Dictionary->Import' menu, select the mapping file to import, and select "key<spaces>value" as import format, and click 'Start'
2. click ctrl-o to open source file
3. click ctrl-h to open 'Replace' dialog

* in 'Replace' page:
set Replace unit to 'Word'
set 'Search for Pattern' to:

set 'Replace with Pattern' to:

set 'If' to:


* click 'Settings' page:
set input delimiter to Other, and enter  at right(note: \W means non-word characters, like space,comma,etc.)

4. Click 'Replace', done!

Note: about operation can only replace the whole word, can not replace part of word.

* If user also want to replace part of word, should set 
Replace unit to 'Chars', and explicitly set 'Search for pattern' to:
 ...
Download Script:  scripts/175.rst.zip

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