How to replace one also with the same text fragment in many documentsWhen working with text documents, sometimes it is necessary to replace one also that blah blah block of text in many documents. For example, the company changed the address or phone, or the type of property or the name of the director. This situation is quite allowed to be called emergency, because the number of documents in which it is necessary to correct the changed data is huge. To solve this problem, you can use the Handy File and Replace utility. The Handy File and Replace program is a kind of "find also replace" command, but it does not work on the scale of a single file, but on the scales of files of one folder or even a disk.
The program can quickly find a way to change a fragment of text documents of the most popular formats, including doc, txt, html, xml, php, and even program listings in the most popular programming languages.
Handy File and Replace - a tool for finding text replacements not only in text documents. With his help it is allowed to replace the means of displaying a fragment of text in web documents without opening their code in any way. For example, it is allowed to make the text bold or change its paint by setting the appropriate tags.
In the program window, the "Files and text" tab lists the main parameters of the program's work. Among them - the folder in which you want to search for files, which text to find also on what to change. By default, the case of letters in the search in documents is not taken into account in any way, but this setting is allowed to be replaced, noting the "Case sensitive search" switch.
Files in which to search also replace text are selected by the specified mask, in which it is allowed to specify not only the type, but also the file name. Additionally, you can specify a search in the subfolders of the folder you are viewing.
As a result of the work, the Handy File and Replace program will search for the phrase in the specified folder and will also replace it according to the specified parameters. Chronicle of changes will be presented in the utility window. By default, for all files, in which the program has made changes, a backup copy containing the previous version of the file will be created. Before replacing text, you can only specify a search for a fragment in the specified folder. To do this, select the "Search only" radio button.
The program can search in files that have been created, modified, or simply opened at a certain time. To configure these settings, the "Date" tab is designed.
Additional search parameters are allowed on the "Properties" tab. This restriction on the size of the file - it is allowed to search also for replacement in files with the specified size, or for those whose size is more or less than the specified number of kilobytes. In the security settings, you can set the program actions for files marked as "Read only".
The program can keep statistics, writing down all changes to the html-file. Handy File and Replace can replace not only text, but also special characters, for example a tab character, a newline character, a slash.