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Hi,

I am trying to search and replace sections of several lines with "replace.py". Let's say for example the page content is

first
second
third

and I want to replace the first two lines with "new" so the new content is

new
third

How can I do this? I tried something like

replace.py -multiline -page:mypage "^first$^second$" "new"

but that doesn't work.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance --Weas-El@Wikia 18:35, June 14, 2012 (UTC)

I'm referring Randomtime here. He's who I go to for pybot questions. Rappy 19:16, June 14, 2012 (UTC)
C:\Pybot>replace.py -page:FindReplace -regex "first\r\nsecond" "new"
works a treat "\r\n" are the escape characters for a new line in the rejex. -- RandomTime 19:44, June 14, 2012 (UTC)
Great, I'll try that, thanks. --Weas-El@Wikia 20:19, June 14, 2012 (UTC)

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