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523.Replace text in multiple files -- How to change multiple files, adding filename at the beginning of each file?

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Description:
How to change multiple files, adding filename at the beginning of each file?
Input Sample:
original file1.txt: 
=================== 
line1 
line2 
line3 
line4 
... 
=================== 
Output Sample:
new file1.txt: 
=================== 
filename: file1.txt 
line1 
line2 
line3 
line4 
... 
=================== 
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu 
2. drag all text files from "Windows File Browser" and drop to "Batch Runner" window. 
3. click "Fast Replace" button, click "Add" button: 
* in "search" entry, enter: 
 
* in "replace" entry, enter: 
 
click "ok" 
4. make sure "Regular exp" and "Cross Line" options are checked, click "Start", all files will be modified

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