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Edlin: R (Replace)

Searches a block of consecutive lines for a string of one or more characters you specify, and replaces each occurrence of that string with another string you specify.

The last line in which the replacement occurs becomes the new current line.

[line1][,line2][?]r[string1][separator string2]



Specifies the first line in which you want Edlin to replace the string specified in string1.


Specifies the last line in which you want Edlin to replace the string specified in string1.

? (question mark)

Specifies that Edlin is to prompt you by displaying a confirmation message before replacing an occurrence of the string specified in string1.


Specifies the string that you want Edlin to replace.


Separates the string1 and string2 values. The only valid value for this parameter is the end-of-file character (CTRL+Z).


Specifies the new string that is to replace each occurrence of the string specified for string1.

More Information About Edlin: R

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