Search and replace operations on file content accross multiple files. Recursive operations within entire directory trees. FAR comes with support for regular expressions (regex) over multiple lines, automatic backup and various character encodings.
- Recursive search
- Regular expressions over multiple lines
- Simultaneous replacement operations on multiple files
- View matches, preview changes
- Bulk file renaming
Don't waste your time getting this app! Search results come back with extra files not matching the Content Pattern used. Example: Do a search for this content pattern "file.name", and FAR returns all files containing the text "file/name". Now that can really mess your system up.
No live preview, 90' app interface design, no search in results only, no multiple batch replace
Great! Saved me from a screw up I made. Made a dumb mistake on all the pages of a site. Just had to change one word in many pages. Worked like a charm. Thanks so much! PS I had to rate support and I did not need it, so I gave it a 5 anyway.
The only "find and replace" tool I have found which ... * Does not corrupt Windows files * Lists files before changing them It can also insert multi-line replacements. In all, a fantastic program, and an essential part of everybody's tool kit. Thank you. Notes for any future upgrades. - Needs a Windows installer, or you need to copy a shortcut to the start menu - Only the start of the directory path is shown, however it is usually the end which is more useful - Can be slow if 1000's of files in the directory and its sub-directories. Tested with "Windows XP SP3". (regular expressions not tested)