Re: clip to open two files and then replace specific lines
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Don <don@...> wrote:
> I have two files. I will call one the update file as it has new
> data and the other the base file as it is the base I am trying to
> keep current.
> So tasks I need to do...
> 1. find the two files and tell my clip to work on these two files
> 2. find the lines that need to be replaced and replace them
> 3. save the base file with a sequential number so that I can always go
> to the most recent file but don't lose the prior file.
> I am stumped already on the first part ... how to select my
> two files.
I would propose to name the base files as base-001.txt. base-002.txt etc up to base-999.txt. So you could automatically find the latest version with the following clip and save the updated version with an increased number. Tested with Ntb Pro 7.1:
^!IfEmpty ^%Files% Open
; Insert updating here
^!Info [L]Updating lines should follow here.^PClick OK to save this^Pfile with an increased number
^!Save as base-^%Nr%.txt
Do you still have any problem with updating the base files? If so, drop us a line, and we'll look after that...