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831.Text file parser -- How to extract and join text from multiple files with user defined format?

User: editor -- 2011-08-01          << 830  832 >>
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Type: Text file parser   
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Description:
How to join text from multiple files with user defined format? Need to join multiple text files with user-defined format like: 
<find>filename1</find> 
<replace>file content1</replace> 
<find>filename2</find> 
<replace>file content2</replace> 
..
Input Sample:
file a1234.txt: 
tttt 
file b5678.txt 
hhhh 
...
Output Sample:
output file: 
<find>a1234</find> 
<replace>tttt</replace> 
<find>b5678</find> 
<replace>hhhh</replace>
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" window 
2. drag multiple text files to "Batch Runner" window 
3. click "Fast Replace" button to open "Fast Replace" window 
click "Add" to add new rules: 
* set "search" to nothing, if only need first line of file content, enter: 
* set "replace" to: 
 
click "ok" 
4. check option of "Reg exp", "cross line" and "Extract", and click "Start" 
5. select "output to single file", and enter an output file like "rule.txt", done.

Screenshot 1:  Fast_Replace_Window


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