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TextPipe
 
TextPipe - manipulates clipboard or files. Convert EOLs between DOS, Unix, Mac & mainframe fixed record frmats. Remove binary, ANSI,white space,blank lines,columns,HTML,dup lines etc. Extract emails,MIME, UU/XX, HTTP & Hex encode/decode.ROT13,sort,head/tail,split/ join files,hex dump,tabs,search/replace,wrap, line numbers,columns,maps,add text to beg/end of lines/files.ANSI<=>OEM,ASCII<=>EBCDIC.Test mode,recurse dirs. Win95/98/NT.
  • Name change from DropConvert to TextPipe
  • Regular expression search and replace - allows pattern matching (also known as non-exact matches or regexps). Case-insensitive or case-sensitive matching
  • Prompt on replace. Can change the replacement text
  • Option to delete test files at end of test run
  • @inputFilename macro now allowed in filters for Add Text To Start Of Lines, Add Text At End Of Lines, Add Column Of Text
  • New @clipboard macro to insert the clipboard contents
  • Can disable filters by double-clicking or pressing Ctrl+T
  • When either the error display or the file display is full it is sent to the log file
  • /z command line parameter to read parameters from a file
  • Grep-based regular expression matching
  • In-place editing of file specifications
  • Inclusion and exclusion lists for file processing
  • File groups allow better handling of complex file groupings
  • Subfolder recursion can now be specified on a per-file basis. Improved performance of subfolder recursion
  • Improved detection for binary files - sample size can be adjusted, and binary characteristics are better identified
  • Case-sensitive replace - if found text is uppercase, replacement can be forced to all uppercase etc
  • New Export Filter to clipboard feature. Useful for documenting filters in Word
  • Enhanced detail when printing filters
  • File associations for .dCv test files
  • Enable or disable filters by double clicking them
  • Status dialog now shows separate error tab, and shows files generated by each filter
  • Install/uninstall feature. Creates Start Menu items, desktop icon, Send To menu and file associations for .fll and .map files and for text files
  • HTML Help integration
  • Scratch pad area for test text
  • Trial run area for iterative testing
  • Windows sizes saved and restored
  • Improved error log for command line initiation
  • Pasted text is scanned for binary characters - and they are converted to readable text. Pasted text is now checked to see if it has already been converted
  • @inputFilename macro now allowed in Add Text To Start Of Lines, Add Text To End Of Lines and Insert Column Of Text filters
  • Heaps of useful sample filters
  • Window sizes now saved and restored. Minimum window sizes enforced
  • Trial run area for repeated tuning of a filter based on set text
  • File list now supports including and excluding files, file groups, subfolder inclusion/exclusion on a per-line basis
  • Scratch Pad area for saving chunks of text
  • Status dialog now includes list of created/modified files, with the old and new size of each with a comparison display for quick checks.
  • New Edit Menu with Cut, Copy, Paste and Disable/Enable Filter. Filters can also be disabled by double clicking them
  • Install/uninstall program now created Start Menu items, desktop icon, Send To item, and associates TextPipe with various file types
  • Settings now saved on a per-user basis
  • Improved descriptions in filter window
  • Improved performance. Better use of memory (now uses far less)
  • Scrolling on drag of filters in filter list
  • More filters and options available from command line
  • Now handles filters from future versions better
  • Printer setup menu item now doesn't get lost :-)
  • Fixed bug with "Base map on filter list" function
Shareware by Simon Carter