Search multiple words and replace

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Search multiple words and replace

Postby larryisme » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:26 am

Been searching the forums and can't find what I'm looking for.
Have a large data base of names and they have been put in multiple ways except for the PROPER way.

File name would be like
Mary Jane - One Time - Room1

Or it may be:
Jane Mary - One Time - Room1 (forgot to put comma in)

Or it may be:
Sears, Pete & Jane Mary - One Time - Room1

So I would like to search names by either:
Mary Jane (or) Jane Mary
and replace any instances of them with Jane, Mary

Would appreciate any help
Thanks :D
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Re: Search multiple words and replace

Postby therube » Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:52 pm

Everything is great at finding files.

Search for:
"mary jane" | "jane mary"
will find either of those two strings.

Search for:
mary jane
will find the strings, m a r y and j a n e, is all manners,
so maryjane, marymaryquitecontraryjane, janeandmary, ...

All kinds of ways to expand or narrow down a search.


Drag your found, wanted files into BRU.
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Re: Search multiple words and replace

Postby larryisme » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:19 pm

I have no problem finding the files as they are in a folder I have open in BRU already.
It's timely to type in
mary jane once, do the search/replace and
then type in
jane mary once, do the search/replace

want to be able to type in
mary jane (or) jane mary and
do the search/replace once.

25k entries and lots of mistakes like that example to fix
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