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Replaces strings in files or from standard output

replace provides an easier alternative to sed of replacing one or more strings with another in one or more text or binary files or from standard input. The FEATURES file in the distribution has a comparison of sed, rpl, and replace to help users decide which program is best for them.


User man page available from;

Related Projects

  • AFT
  • Outl
  • Sed
  • Regexxer


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PublicDomainJanet Casey4 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Richard K. Lloyd Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 March 2017.


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