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724.Regular expression replace -- How to remove the first pair of parenthesis and enclosed content in each line?

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Description:
How to remove the first pair of parenthesis and enclosed content in each line?
Input Sample:
(A1) A2 A3 A4
B1 (B2) B3 (B4)
C1 C2 C3
(D1 D2) D3
Output Sample:
 A2 A3 A4
B1  B3 (B4)
C1 C2 C3
 D3
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' window
* set 'replace unit' to 'Chars'
* set 'replace scope' to 'Line'
* set 'unit number filter' to 1
* set 'search for pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done!
4. ctrl-s save to file.

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