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  • sisterscape
    You do mean NOTETAB not NOTEPAD, right? ... ____________________________________________________________________________________ Looking for last minute
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 3, 2008
      You do mean NOTETAB not NOTEPAD, right?


      --- michaelcbramley <michaelbramley@...> wrote:

      > I'm not an experienced pc tools person. I have 2mb of .dat file that
      > I
      > want to read and select some bits of strings that occur in fairly
      > regular 'records'. Is this something I can do with notepad? Could
      > some
      > one kindly give me couple of pointers or direct me toward a tutorial?
      >
      >
      >
      > Fookes Software: http://www.fookes.com/
      > NoteTab website: http://www.notetab.com/
      > NoteTab Discussion Lists: http://www.notetab.com/groups.php
      >
      > ***
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >



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    • michaelcbramley
      Oh dear. yes I do mean note tab
      Message 2 of 5 , Mar 3, 2008
        Oh dear. yes I do mean note tab
      • Michael Bramley
        Thanks, Don. I ll follow your suggestions tomorrow.
        Message 3 of 5 , Mar 3, 2008
          Thanks, Don. I'll follow your suggestions tomorrow.

          On 03/03/2008, Don - HtmlFixIt.com <don@...> wrote:
          > michaelcbramley wrote:
          > > I'm not an experienced pc tools person. I have 2mb of .dat file that I
          > > want to read and select some bits of strings that occur in fairly
          > > regular 'records'. Is this something I can do with notepad? Could some
          > > one kindly give me couple of pointers or direct me toward a tutorial?
          > >
          > We are noteTAB - much better than notePAD :-)
          >
          > Yes you can do exactly what you want.
          >
          > To see a couple of the records would be helpful to us in giving advice.
          > There is a search function that you can use like in all programs.
          > However through the power of clips (little bits of coding that you use
          > in notetab) or regular expressions (also called regex) you can do more
          > powerful moves.
          >
          > If you hit control + f you get search, search for a bit you a looking
          > for and then f3 to move to the next instance of the string.
          >
          > I would ask this question on a different list called the clips list if
          > you want some of the more powerful answers as we get right into it over
          > there and try to keep this light and airy :-)
          >
          > Welcome, you just found the most useful program on my computer. Once
          > you unlock the power you will love it.
          >
          > It the alternative if it is a delimited file, there are also other
          > options besides this great program including:
          >
          > microsoft excel (pay) or open office (free) where you can import your
          > data and sort it
          >
          > csved (free) that will work with a delimited file and allow powerful sorts
          >
          > I would still use this however and use find function or if more is
          > desired use either regex or clips.
          >
          > Show us a few lines of your stuff if you can and let us know what you
          > are wanting to output/sort/do/find etc.
          >
          > I would however move it to clips at: ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com
          > if you are willing.
          >
          >
          >
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