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Re: How do I get global-grep-and-replace to work?

From: Klaus Berndl
Subject: Re: How do I get global-grep-and-replace to work?
Date: 26 Sep 2003 15:07:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

I do not know any function `global-grep-and-replace' neither in Emacs nor in
XEmacs. In which package is this function located?


On 26 Sep 2003, address@hidden wrote:

>  Hi,
>  I've a large number of files that need one line changing.
>  I tried global-grep-and-replace, which asks me what I want to change,
>  what I want to change this to, and then asks me which files.
>  I get a neat buffer with all the offending lines in all the files
>  listed, then it askes me Do you want to [replace, edit, search, quit]:
>  When I say replace, it moves to the first buffer onto the line, but
>  instead of changing those lines for me automagically, it just sits
>  there.  Also, I'm not sure why its actually going into the file and
>  showing me -- I already said to just replace this with that in *.c, so
>  no need to show me the files, just go ahead and do it :)
>  What is going on?  And is there a way I can just coax Xemacs into
>  changing the lines in those files without any more work for me?
>  thanks,
>  Cinnamon

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