Notepad++ is a very useful text editor for every programmer, sadly its not yet available on the Mac OSX,
Add Text at Start and End of Each Line
If you are in a situation where you want to put some text at the start of each line in your text, or at the end of each line , or both , well you can achieve this in notepad++ using the Find and Replace option using Regular Expression.
Step 1: Open Your text in Notepad++
Step 2: To add Text at the Start of each line
- Press Ctrl+F to open Find window, click on the Replace tab, check that you have selected Regular Expression option, now add ^ in the Find textbox and the text you want at the start of each line in the Replace textbox, and click Replace all.
Step 3: To add Text at the End of each line
- Press Ctrl+F to open Find window, click on the Replace tab, check that you have selected Regular Expression option, now add $ in the Find textbox and the text you want at the End of each line in the Replace textbox, and click Replace all.
Step 4: Result
Remove Empty Lines
- Go menu -> Edit -> Line operations
- Choose “Remove Empty Lines” or “Remove Empty Lines (Containing white spaces)” according to your needs.
Replace all lines starting with
Enter ^ the the text eg.
This will find all lines That start with ‘Ore\(Diamond_ORE.’ and any other character after that
^ character means match the beginning of a line and the
.* means match any character any number of times.
For a single file you can use the simple search and replace feature.
Make sure the find and replace box has Regular Expressions checked and that . matches newline is not checked.