Deleting a character fro the same place (end of line)

  • Hello,
    I have a file (CSV) with a good few 1000 records in it.
    My problems is, I need to get rid of a semicolon character at the end of all lines.

    Is there any possibility of doing that in NPP, thus avoiding having to do it by hand one line by one?

    Your help will be much appreciated.

  • @Frankie-Deschacht ,

    FIND = ;$ (the $ means “end of line”, not the literal character, in a regular expression)
    REPLACE = emtpy
    SEARCH MODE = regular expression


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  • Peter Jones,
    That is brilliant.
    Thank you ever so much.
    You solved a HUGE problem for me.

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