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650.Advanced search and replace -- How to replace the 2nd and 3rd occurrences of some words in multiple files?

User: editor -- 2010-11-07          << 649  651 >>
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Description:
How to replace the 2nd and 3rd occurrences of some words in multiple files?
Input Sample:
multiple files, each one like: 
 
......OLD.....OLD.... 
...OLD.........OLD.... 
.......OLD....... 
........
Output Sample:
change the 2nd and 3rd 'OLD' to 'NEW': 
 
......OLD.....NEW.... 
...NEW.........OLD.... 
.......OLD....... 
........
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-h open 'replace' window 
* set 'search for pattern' to: 
 
* set 'replace with pattern' to: 
 
* set 'unit number filter' to: 
 
2. click "Batch"  button open "Batch Runner" 
* drag multiple files from window to "Batch Runner" window 
* click "Batch Replace", done!

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