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390.Advanced search and replace -- How to remove everything that appears before the "->" in each line?

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Description:
If I want to remove everything from a line that appears before the 
characters  ->  what is the proper search and replace syntax
Input Sample:
ABLE->ABIBLITY|ABIL|ABILATY|ABILILTY|ABILTITY|ABILITIY|ABILILITY 
ACCESS->ACCESABLE|ACCESSABLE|ACCESABILITY|ACCESSABLITY 
ACCESSORIES->ACCESORIES|ACCESSORIE|ACCESSORY|ACCRESSORIES|ASSECCORIES
Output Sample:
ABIBLITY|ABIL|ABILATY|ABILILTY|ABILTITY|ABILITIY|ABILILITY 
ACCESABLE|ACCESSABLE|ACCESABILITY|ACCESSABLITY 
ACCESORIES|ACCESSORIE|ACCESSORY|ACCRESSORIES|ASSECCORIES 
 
Answer:
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' 
* in 'search for pattern', enter: 
 
3. click 'Replace', done! 
4. ctrl-s save to file
Download Script:  scripts/390.rst.zip

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