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Find n Replace word in set of files

Sham Jowsaki
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Joined: May 22, 2001
Posts: 146
Hi All,
I hv requirement like find n replacement a word in a file but the filenames are limited and the filesnames list are updated in one files.
like (fn.txt has all filenames has to be changed)
now I have to read this file and do the below process only on those files.
perl -pi.bak -e 's/\bFIND/REPLACEMENT/g' $(find dir -name '*.txt')

Can you please help me out in this regards
Michael Ernest
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I don't see a need to give this question, which extends from your other topic, its own topic space. I'm closing this and prompting readers to use the existing topic for responses.

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