Category : Word Processors
Archive   : XLATE.ZIP
Filename : XLATE.DOC

Output of file : XLATE.DOC contained in archive : XLATE.ZIP
xlate copyright 1988, 1989 by George Dinwiddie.
$Revision: 1.4 $ $Date: 89/06/12 16:37:26 $
a search-and-replace editor.
Translates all occurrences of findstring to replacestring.

USAGE : xlate [-options] findstring [replacestring [sourcefile [destfile]]]

NOTE : 1. Strings containing white space must be quoted.
2. Empty strings or file names may be indicated by "".
3. Special character may be indicated as follows :
\xnn == the character whose hex value is 'nn',
\" == the character '"',
\- == the character '-',
\\ == the character '\'.

OPTIONS : -? == Print this message.
-! == Debug; number of !'s determines level of debug statements.
-b == use Boyer-Moore search algorithm.
-c == Count; output total number of translations at end.
-v == Verbose; outputs '.' for each found string.

-- NOTICE --
This program is shareware. It may be freely used, copied and
distributed subject to the following conditions:

1. No fee may be charged for the copying or distribution.
2. It may not be bundled with commercial software without the
express consent of George Dinwiddie.
3. The documentation, including this notice, must be
distributed with the program.

This program is offered as-is and no warranty, express or implied, is
offered. Use at your own risk.

With that disclaimer out of the way, I hope that you will use and
enjoy this program. If you do use this program, please sent one
dollar ($1.00) to
George Dinwiddie
13808 Wayside Drive
Clarksville, MD 21029

Bug reports and wish lists may be sent to the same address.

  3 Responses to “Category : Word Processors
Archive   : XLATE.ZIP
Filename : XLATE.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: