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Re: [Clip] Changing Selected Text

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  • Lee Underwood
    Thanks, Jody, I m trying to replace certain text in a area that is after another area just like it. I ll try what you gave ma and look at the other clips.
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      Thanks, Jody,

      I'm trying to replace certain text in a area that is after another
      area just like it. I'll try what you gave ma and look at the other
      clips. Thanks again.

      Lee



      On 12/10/2005 04:25 PM, Jody wrote:
      ........................................................

      >Hi Lee,
      >
      > >If I understand you correctly you only want it changed in the
      > >selected text using a Clip like when using the ^!Replace command.
      > >You can add the "H" option when using ^!Replace like
      > >
      > >^!Replace "this" >> "that" SH
      >
      >I wasn't quite clear on that, because it will only do the first
      >one it finds as it is now. However, if you only want it done in a
      >certain selection as in more text selected than just a single tag
      >and you loop it, the selection will be lost. I'm going to stop
      >here so I don't add anymore confusion and if I am on the right
      >track I'll explain more if need be.
      >
      > From what I gather though is you want to only change what is in
      >the selection. If there are multiple instances of the certain tag
      >inside the selection and you want them all changed, but nothing
      >outside the selection, then you will need to loop it re-selecting
      >the text each time before you use ^!Replace.
      >
      ><--- Copy below this line --->
      >H=Edit Multiple Tags in Selection
      >; Pre-select text and execute Clip.
      >; eMailed on 12-10-2005, ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, Jody
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      >
      >^!Set %End%=^$GetRowEnd$:^$GetColEnd$
      >^!Jump Select_Start
      >^!Set %Start%=^$GetRowStart$:^$GetColEnd$
      >
      >:Loop
      >^!SetCursor ^%End%
      >^!SelectTo ^%Start%
      >^!Replace "This" >> "That" HAS
      >^!IfError DoMore
      >^!Goto Loop
      >
      >:DoMore
      >^!Info You would maybe do other stuff here...
      >
      ><--- Copy above this line --->
      ><--- Right click over a Library --->
      ><--- Choose: Add from Clipboard --->
      >
      >
      >I have a number of working examples of doing different things
      >with ^!Find and ^!Replace in Clips in my Replace library. Search
      >in between lines, popup File/Replace box to put start and finish
      >words end, replace between markers, Checkbox ^!Replace popup so
      >you always have it start with the features you want, multiple
      >searches, If in line..., AND/OR, BUT NOT, and some more. I
      >suggest you look through them. Extract into NoteTab's Libraries
      >folder: http://www.notetab.net/zip/replace.zip
      >
      >
      >Happy Clip'n!
      >Jody
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