TextReplace plugin

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Author: Instructor (talk, contrib)


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Download v1.5:
Textreplace.zip (33 KB)

Discussion:
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Description

Features:

  • Fast search/replacement in text file
  • Case sensitive/insensitive replacement
  • Supports strings and pointers to the buffer
  • If no changes possible, output file will be untouched
  • Checks if input file is a binary file

Docs

Taken from the Readme.txt (TextReplace NSIS plugin v1.5)

Search in file

${textreplace::FindInFile} "[InputFile]" "[FindIt]" "[Options]" $var

"[InputFile]" - Input file
"[FindIt]" - String to find or pointer to the buffer if used option /PI=1
"[Options]" - Search options
/S=[0|1]
/S=0 - Case insensitive (default)
/S=1 - Case sensitive (faster)
/PI=[0|1]
/PI=0 - FindIt is a string (default)
/PI=1 - FindIt is a pointer to the text buffer
$var number of founded strings
-3 ReplaceIt string is empty
-4 can't open input file for reading
-5 can't get file size of the input file
-6 can't allocate buffer for input file text
-7 can't read input file
-8 input file is binary or wide character Unicode file

Replace in file

${textreplace::ReplaceInFile} "[InputFile]" "[OuputFile]" "[ReplaceIt]" "[ReplaceWith]" "[Options]" $var

"[InputFile]" - Input file
"[OutputFile]" - Output file, can be equal to InputFile
"[ReplaceIt]" - String to replace or pointer to the buffer if used option /PI=1
"[ReplaceWith]" - Replace with this string or pointer to the buffer if used option /PO=1
"[Options]" - Replace options
/S=[0|1]
/S=0 - Case insensitive (default)
/S=1 - Case sensitive (faster)
/C=[1|0]
/C=1 - Copy the file if no changes made (default)
/C=0 - Don't copy the file if no changes made
/AI=[1|0]
/AI=1 - Copy attributes from the InputFile to OutputFile (default)
/AI=0 - Don't copy attributes
/AO=[0|1]
/AO=0 - Don't change OutputFile attributes (error "-9" possible) (default)
/AO=1 - Change OutputFile attributes to normal before writting
/PI=[0|1]
/PI=0 - ReplaceIt is a string (default)
/PI=1 - ReplaceIt is a pointer to the text buffer
/PO=[0|1]
/PO=0 - ReplaceWith is a string (default)
/PO=1 - ReplaceWith is a pointer to the text buffer
$var number of replacements
-1 ReplaceIt pointer is incorrect
-2 ReplaceWith pointer is incorrect
-3 ReplaceIt string is empty
-4 can't open input file for reading
-5 can't get file size of the input file
-6 can't allocate buffer for input file text
-7 can't read input file
-8 input file is binary or wide character Unicode file
-9 can't open output file for writting
-10 can't allocate buffer for output file text
-11 can't write to the output file

Put text file contents to the buffer

${textreplace::FillReadBuffer} "[File]" $var

"[File]" - Input file
$var pointer to the buffer
-4 can't open input file for reading
-5 can't get file size of the input file
-6 can't allocate buffer for input file text
-7 can't read input file
-8 input file is binary or wide character Unicode file

Free buffer

${textreplace::FreeReadBuffer} "[Pointer]"

"[Pointer]" - Pointer to the buffer

Unload plugin

${textreplace::Unload}

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