RE: Multi-file search and replace recommendations?

Subject: RE: Multi-file search and replace recommendations?
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "'F. Marc de Piolenc'" <piolenc -at- archivale -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 09:19:13 -0500

Check out www.editorium.com, where there are add-ins for Word like
MultiMacro that runs a macro through successive files. There's fantastic
stuff there!


Bonnie Granat
http://www.GranatEdit.com


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> Dear Listmates,
>
> I do all my own writing in straight ASCII text, then import into a
> desktop publisher for formatting, so I have little experience with
> "word processors." Unfortunately, I have lately been forced to put
> extra emphasis on my other income stream, namely translations (German
> and French to English, English to French), and in that field nearly
> everything that comes in is in Word format, translation to be
> delivered in the same format. Right now I have a large (by my
> standards) job sitting on my hard drive that would really benefit
> from being able to make simultaneous edits to an entire folder full
> of Word files - repetitive table entries and headings, repeating
> vocabulary, even entire phrases. Ages ago I used an MS-DOS utility
> that made changes to an entire directory's worth of text files, but I
> have no idea where to find that and doubt that it would be useful in
> dealing with M$'s proprietary formats.
>
> As soon as I finish this message I will go to Tucows and other
> software banks in my Bookmarks, but I am hoping to save some search
> time by tapping the experience of other listmembers. What do
> you recommend?
>
> Best,
> Marc de Piolenc
> Iligan City, Philippines
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