Find and Replace a very large text.



  • Hi. I have the following case: I need to delete a huge amount of text which is repeated over 911 lines is a description of a product. I assumed to use the find and replace feature but I can’t find how to do it. Thanks in advance! The text looks like that and I need it all gone:

    The model wears size M - 5,6’ / 170 cm
    Available Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL,3XL,4XL
    If you have any questions about the item, our policy, shipping and so on, please feel free to ask.
    We will be happy to answer all of your questions!
    *Please note the desired length of the dress in ""note from buyer ""section when placing your order
    and I would love to make it for you

    SIZE CHART : (measurements of the body NOT of the clothing style)

    4----S-----------6------34-------38--------8----------7

    20—2XL-------22----50--------54-------22-------23

    24—3XL-------24----52--------56-------24-------25

    2

    Tumble Low
    Hang to Dry for Best Results

    XS (US 2, UK 6)
    Bust: around 33.5"" / 85 cm
    Waist: around 26"" / 66 cm
    Hips: around 36"" / 91 cm
    Height: 5’3"" / 160 cm

    S (US 6, UK 10)
    Bust: fits Bust around 35.5"" / 90 cm
    Waist: fits waist around 28""/ 71 cm
    Hips: fits hips around 38""/ 97 cm
    Height: 5’5"" / 165 cm

    M (US 10, UK 14)
    Bust: around 37.5"" / 95 cm
    Waist: around 30""/ 76 cm
    Hips: around 40""/ 102 cm
    Height: 5’6"" / 165-167 cm

    L (US 14, UK 18)
    Bust: around 40.5""/ 103 cm
    Waist: around 33""/ 84 cm
    Hips: around 43""/ 109 cm
    Height: 5’7"" / 168 -170 cm

    XL (US 18, UK 22)
    Bust: around 43.5""/ 110cm
    Waist: around 36""/ 91cm
    Hips: hips around 46""/ 117cm
    Height: 5’7"" / 168-170 cm

    XXL (US 20, UK 24)
    Bust : around 45 1/2 “” / 116 cm
    waist : around 38"" / 97 cm
    hips : around 48 1/2 “” / 123 cm
    Height: 5’7"" / 168-170 cm

    3XL (US 22, UK 26)
    Bust : around 48"" / 122 cm
    Waist : around 40.9"" /104 cm
    Hips : around 50.4"" / 128 cm
    Height: 5.7"" / 168-170 cm

    SIZE 4XL (US 26/28, UK 28)
    bust : around 50 1/3 “” / 128 cm
    waist : around 43"" / 109 cm
    hips : around 53"" / 135 cm
    Height 5’7"" / 168 - 170 cm

    SIZE 5XL (US 28/30, UK 30)
    bust : around 52 2/3 “” / 134 cm
    waist : around 45 1/3"" / 115 cm
    hips : around 55.6"" / 141 cm
    Height: 5’7"" / 168 - 170 cm

    *We apply tracking number for every single package.
    All parcels will be claimed low value !
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  • You can replace SEVERAL LINES at a time.

    Highlight the information.
    Press Control+H
    use a space for “Replace with:”

    There is also a command under Edit,
    “Line Operations”
    which has the option “Remove Empty Lines”
    that can clean up the lines made by replacing
    ALL the text with one space.



  • @John-Pilge

    Your technique works most of the time, but there are limits to how much text you can put into the “Find-what” box. As an example on the above text, it ALMOST but not quite will handle it all. For me, it will do the text from the start up until "All parcels will ".


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