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, Daniel Prince <neutrino1@...> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 01:37:01 +0200, you wrote:
> >Daniel Prince wrote:
> >>Is it possible to use find and replace to replace all
> >>text within selected text only? I thought it was but now I can
> >>seem to figure out how to do it. Maybe I am thinking of a
> >Yeah, Notetab does that automatically if you click on "Replace
> >text is selected. If you use "Find Next" it will start with the
> >text but continue beyond it.
> >I have Pro, but I think Standard is the same.
> I was reluctant to try that because I did not want NTS to go
> through my document and making changes I did not want.
> Maybe when text is selected NT should change the "Replace All"
> button with a "Replace All in selection" button.
When you want to restrict the replacement to a certain area, you can
copy the selected area into a new document, do your replacements and
copy it back to the original doument.
It may appear to be a bit tedious if you have a large area with many
replacements, but you can make sure that nothing outside that area
is touched. I use this method often and it is usually done within a