Search and Replace in Windows Explorer  


  1. Posts : 168
    Windows 10 Pro 10.0.17763 Build 17763
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    Search and Replace in Windows Explorer


    I have a folder with some 200 books in .txt format. About 40 of the titles begin with the word 'the', ex. The Plague, The Four Horsemen, etc. I was wondering if in Windows Explorer there is some way I can remove all instances of the initial 'the' in one fell swoop; something like Search and Replace? Unfortunately, the word 'the' also appears within titles but other than as the initial, as in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. I Googled a solution but without success. I'm trying to spare myself the need for individual removal by hand.

    Any advice, suggestions, gossip is appreciated in advance.
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    19043.1237
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    Once you get over 10,000 titles in your collection, the is a very small thing. Don't alter titles...
    Sort and setup your 'library' by author name, a folder for each.
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