Looking for a multiple editor

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 15:11:20 UTC 2022

This sounds like a job for sed.

for i in `ls files.*`
cat $i | sed -e "s/Mike/Joe/g" > /tmp/file$$
mv /tmp/file$$ $i

On Wed, Mar 30, 2022 at 09:43:41AM -0500, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> I have a number of texts in which I wish to make alterations that are the same for all of them. I think that there is a linux program in which I can list the alterations and them have them made.
> but I can't remember what it is called. Please refresh my memory.
> thanks,
> John
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