Help with sophisticated replace

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Help with sophisticated replace

Post by olevy » Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:50 pm


I need to replace the following 2 lines:

document.write('<OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"\n');
document.write(' CODEBASE=",0,2,0" ID=flash_ad WIDTH=160 HEIGHT=260>\n');

with this line:

The only problem is that I need to extract the width and height from the first phrase and insert them into the DrawFunction.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help


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Post by Abacre » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:34 pm

Yes, it's possible with AFR. We will provide you with sample
expression which has been tested. It will work for your case.
Later you may customize it. Use it as a hint.
The trick is to escape reserved chars: . \ ( )
by \

Go to main menu - Action - Options - Batch Replace
check "Modifier S"

Go to Batch replace tab, check on "Use regular expressions".
Put into the grid, search for:
document\.write\('<OBJECT CLASSID.*\);.*document\.write\(' CODEBASE=.*WIDTH=(\d+) HEIGHT=(\d+)>\\n'\);

Replace with:

That's all I verified it works perfectly.
Last edited by Abacre on Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Works perfect. The software was worth every penny I spent

Post by olevy » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:53 pm

Thank you very much Roman for your help

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