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Re: How to apply a list of regex replaces to multiple files?


From: Tim X
Subject: Re: How to apply a list of regex replaces to multiple files?
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 17:01:24 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

"michael.l" <address@hidden> writes:

> I've browsed the messages here and have googled but don't see a clear
> solution yet. I have about 900 documents to which I need to apply a
> list of maybe 40 separate regex search and replaces. I would like to
> feed a list of the regex expressions and replacements to emacs and
> have it applied to a directory of the files. Any solutions? Keyboard
> macros don't seem like the right solution....

If all the files are in one directory, you could probably do this with
dired?

Tim

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