Slam-dunk the most challenging edit tasks with TextPipe Pro - a powerful text-processing utility that combines 270+ conversion, transformation, extraction and report mining operations on multiple text or binary files. Update web sites using multi-line EasyPattern search and replace, and new Unicode find and replace with patterns. Restrict changes to line or column ranges, XML and HTML tags and attributes, CSV- or tab-delimited fields, lines that match or do not match a pattern and combinations of these (e.g. find and replace just inside the ALT text of an IMG tag, or columns 20-40 of lines 1-10). Data mine mainframe reports, and convert foreign computer systems files between mainframe EBCDIC fixed-length formats and DOS, Macintosh and Unix line-feed formats. Convert between Unicode formats and 150+ other text encodings such as Japanese Shift-JIS and Chinese BIG5.
Filters can split or join files, add or remove lines or columns, remove blanks from the start or end of each line, remove blank lines, remove HTML tags, remove duplicate lines, add line numbers, sort, word wrap, convert between ASCII and EBCDIC, OEM and ANSI, Unicode and ANSI, remap ANSI (8 bit) or Unicode (16 bit or 32 bit) characters, extract email addresses and URLs, expand or contract tabs, remove binary characters, pad or truncate or force lines or fields to a set width, generate word lists and much more. TextPipe can be scripted or automated from the command-line. It even handles files LARGER than 2 GB.Generate and then modify XML, CSV, tab-delimited or fixed width database extracts. User-defined filters can be written in VBScript or JScript.
TextPipe comes with an Engine that can be embedded in other applications. Audit logs keep track of the filter lists run, files modified and changes made. More than 200 example filter files are included along with a comprehensive online manual. Winner SIA 2003 "Best Application" award.