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Learn how to use Find and Replace on the Mac

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Clean Up Text FAST with these 5+ Find & Replace Tricks!

Struggling to reformat messy text into a usable file? Or you need to format your text in a certain way? This video demonstrates how Find and Replace can quickly transform disorganized text. You will learn how with just a few find/replace steps to convert a text document into structured data ready for spreadsheets or databases. Also, you’ll learn how to transform text to all lower case and remove text formatting! I’ll show you easy ways to wrangle text into orderly formats for use in other applications.

Chapters:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:56 – What We Are Going To Reformat
  • 01:37 – Find & Replace Text
  • 02:57 – Find & Replace One at a Time
  • 03:19 – Find & Replace All
  • 03:48 – Find & Replace with Carriage Returns
  • 05:31 – Transform Text into Lower Case
  • 06:03 – Export as CSV with TextEdit
  • 07:02 – Remove Text Formatting
  • 07:48 – Export as a CSV or TXT File
  • 08:48 – Find & Replace in Other Apps
  • 09:22 – Wrap Up
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