Wednesday, November 16, 2005

fr - Find and replace software tool for Linux

fr - find and replace text utility


##########################################################
### Find and Replace Script by Frank Mash ###
##########################################################
--> Usage: /sbin/fr [filename] [search] [replace] [b] [i]
--> ################# EXAMPLES #############################
--> EXAMPLE 1: Find 'Apples' and Replace with 'Oranges'. Create a backup of file and proceed in Interactive mode
----> fr /path/to/file.txt Apples Oranges b i
--> EXAMPLE 2: Find 'Apples' and Replace with 'Oranges'. Create a backup of file and proceed in Non-Interactive mode
----> fr /path/to/file.txt Apples Oranges b
--> EXAMPLE 3: Find 'Apples' and Replace with 'Oranges'. Don't create a backup of file and proceed in Non-Interactive mode
----> fr /path/to/file.txt Apples Oranges
--> ################# END EXAMPLES #########################
--> ################# NOTES ################################
----> Currently you cannot proceed in Interactive mode without creating a backup
--> ################# END NOTES ############################
--> You entered: /sbin/fr help


This custom programming one liner allows you to find and replace using one line. E-mail me at softwareengineer99 on Yahoo's e-mail service if you would like the source code.


Custom programming "One Liner" lookup terms:
fr sed grep

USE THIS PROGRAMMING ONE LINER AT OWN RISK AS AUTHOR CLAIMS NO RESPONSIBILITY.
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1 comment:

Retrovit ID said...

Thanks for review, it was excellent and very informative.
thank you :)