On Thursday 26 July 2007, mal content wrote:
> On 26/07/07, John R. Culleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > If you are on a Linux or similar platform something along the
> > lines of awk or sed could be  possible approaches.  I quote from
> > an old manual:
> > "The advantages of sed are that it can apply the same editing
> > comands to many files; it can edit a large file quickly; and it
> > can readily be used with pipes."
> Yes, the thing I was worried about though is damaging the
> binary files. The text I wish to replace the original text
> with is about twice the length of the original. Is the
> xcf file format flexible enough to really allow editing
> in this way?
> thanks,
> MC

Don't know :<( I thought you meant a sentence or two.  Gimp is not the 
optimum approach for long text passages IMO.  Sounds more like a job 
for a page layout program or even html. What kind of files are they? 
Are they intended for online use?  

John Culleton
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