On 03.10.2008 02:57 in vtech-search-replace Jock Blair wrote:
> I want to search and replace "VIC" in a block of text I have the code
> to do this but it replaces VIC in VICTOR which I do not what to do.
> So "VIC" will become " " but I want to leave "VICTOR".
You can try to use word separators as delimiters like "|iVIC|i"
There are several possibilities to use delimiters during a
search/replace (|i, |s, |x, ...)
Have a look at the online help "Search and Replace" - "Complete list of
Pattern Matching codes"