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Multiple Search and Replace is a powerful utility that can search and replace text in multiple files at the same time. It supports Text files (various encodings also supported), Webpage, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Rich Text Format, Open Text Format and Pdf files.
Also it can search in compressed archives.
It is ideal for webmasters, developers and all others who want to make a quick replace in many files at the same time.Also it can be used to extract information, for example to extract all email addresses found in Word Files of a specific directory. Or it can be used , for example, to change the telephone numbers in all Word files of a directory, or to find a lost Word document based on keywords of its content.
Regular expressions and wildcards can be used for the search. The searches can have multiple search terms with different search operators
The found files can be copied or moved to a folder, deleted, copied to the clipboard, or compressed to a file. The list of found files can be saved, printed or exported.
Sophisticated search criteria can be set, such as : match count in file, line number, character position in file and line and page number, worksheet number etc.
Additional search criteria include file attributes, file size and file date.
The search term and the replace text can be multi-line, and the search operators are Contains,Must Contain,Must Not Contain,Exclusively Contains, Contains near text. Multiple file paths can be included or excluded in the search and multiple file masks can be specified.
All search results can be reported on and the output results can easily be sorted.
It is also possible to see the context and the line of each search result and the with the search result being highlighted.
The search result files can be directly edited with the built-in editor.
The application has a user friendly GUI interface but can also be easily executed from the command-line.
Auch in Deutsche Version.