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    Use Copy command

    Use the DOS copy command:

    :: this copy command concatenates all 1000+ files from five subdirectories into a single file: ALL.txt

    Copy /Y D:\subdirectoryname1\*.* + D:\subdirectoryname2\*.* +...
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    quick and dirty?

    Try copying what you want to search/replace into the windows clipboard. Then paste that into the Vedit search/replace dialog box.
    otherwise, attach a small file to a post here with the string in it...
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    Pauli, Thanks! This is valuable information.

    Pauli,

    Thanks! This is valuable information.
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    This proves two adages: read the...

    This proves two adages:

    read the documentation, dummy!

    the dumbest questions are the ones you fail to ask!
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    Ian: Bless you! I was used to the Control-N...

    Ian:

    Bless you!

    I was used to the Control-N of the DOS Vedit. I have missed this simplicity.
    I knew that there had to be something better than |010|013
    So, after reading your reply I asked...
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    OR, you could use this in the replace string: ...

    OR, you could use this in the replace string: \r\n

    I have a question: Is there an easier way, using pattern match (not regexp) to insert a hard-return-line-feed other than |010|013 ?????
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    You might also try simply installing to C:\Vedit...

    You might also try simply installing to C:\Vedit and skip using any "system" folders like "Program Files" etc......
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    ISO8601 is fine. But, we are only talking about...

    ISO8601 is fine. But, we are only talking about backup files, so, ISO or no ISO, as long as it is easily readable, it should work :)
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    Pal, You have me smiling :) I agree that...

    Pal,

    You have me smiling :)

    I agree that timestamp in the filename is "ugly" (been doing it for years).
    But, if "ugly" discouraged me, I would remove all mirrors from my view!!!!!

    I would...
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    Pal, You make a good point. here are my...

    Pal,

    You make a good point. here are my thoughts:

    When you close Vedit, the only files that might close at the same time are those that have already been saved, so, no NEW backup file will...
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    How about just inserting the date/time stamp into...

    How about just inserting the date/time stamp into each backup's filename, run the time out to one or two decimals and problem solved.

    If I am wanting to go to a previous version, I am most likely...
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    Hey, Thanks!

    Hey, Thanks!
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    Christian, Works perfectly! I will have to...

    Christian,

    Works perfectly!

    I will have to learn more about the VEdit macro language; I have not used it till now.

    Been using regular expressions since '87......
    This is pretty cool...
    ...
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    Christian, Your code works great! Thanks so...

    Christian,

    Your code works great! Thanks so much!

    I am not getting the formatting for the Num_Ins command.

    Your code works for no padding.

    My other option is to pad with one or two zeros,...
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    Thanks, Christian, I'll try this out and let you...

    Thanks, Christian, I'll try this out and let you know......
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    Incrementing a numeric value in the text?

    Now that I have moved to Win 7 (and am thoroughly enjoying Vedit 6.2x on that platform), an old app I used to use occasionally does not work in a 64 bit environment.

    It did one thing. It went...
  17. Thread: Sendto Vedit

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    No, no space... BUT: It has started working....

    No, no space...

    BUT: It has started working.

    Hmmmm! Perhaps I needed to reboot after making the reg entry? I didn't think so, but since it has to do with UAC, maybe I did.
    Of course, I did...
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    Greetings: Thanks! I tried this key: ...

    Greetings:

    Thanks!

    I tried this key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System and created the DWord key EnableLinkedConnections with value of 1.
    Does not...
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    Notepad works fine on mapped drives with the...

    Notepad works fine on mapped drives with the sendto menu.

    But, your post jogged something and I figured it out: I had set VEdit to run as administrator (to edit files in C:\).
    I turned off...
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    Sendto Vedit

    I have been enjoying using the newer version 6 VEdit lately.
    I have one problem I cannot figure out:

    On my Win 7/64 Pro computer, I have put Vedit in my sendto right-click menu and it works...
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    Our solution is to install outside of Program...

    Our solution is to install outside of Program Files (x86) for several programs.
    The software we ship is set to default install itself outside any Program Files folder.
    One can always, as another...
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    Have you had this problem with a more benign...

    Have you had this problem with a more benign file, such as a plain ol' .txt file or somesuch?
    Might it be because the .cmd file has some particular Windows attributes that may be not readily...
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    We learned long ago to not trust the...

    We learned long ago to not trust the Windows-prescribed folders for many functions.
    (We have never kept our documents in MyDocuments.)

    And, since Vista, we learned it is best to not install to...
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    Ted, Everyone else uses two (or more) monitors...

    Ted,

    Everyone else uses two (or more) monitors :)
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    I am using XP SP3; cannot duplicate this...

    I am using XP SP3; cannot duplicate this...
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