I am looking to create a macro that has a user prompt for search / replace regex terms in a text file.
- Ideally, the macro would prompt the user to enter the search and replace terms, and save the map variables.
- The variables get put into the Search and Replace block (see 1). This does not work.
- If I instead hard code the search and replace terms in the same block (see 2), then it will work.
What am I doing wrong? How can put dynamically created regex search terms into the macro?
For reference sake, here is a copy of the macro that I am using
Regex Search and replace in folder of text files.kmmacros (15.2 KB)
Sorry all, the last macro I attached had a bug (extra prompt box).
This version should function better.
4 Regex Search and replace in folder of text files.kmmacros (13.6 KB)
You might also find interesting Textcavator 2021, which optionally takes a regex search and performs it on a set of files.
Thank you @mrpasini, for your help! That clears up a lot of what I was struggling with. I will try the Textcavator 2021 macro.
Glad those macros helped!