Actual Search & Replace allows users to search for and optionally replace words and phrases in ASCII-based documents. Although it seems simple enough to use, we had trouble getting it to function as desired.
The program's interface is basic, and while its core functions--entering the word or phrase you want to search for, for example--are pretty obvious, the program's other options aren't completely intuitive. The program definitely assumes that users will have some familiarity with advanced search functions, including search-related programming syntax. The built-in Help file gives an overview of the program's features, but it doesn'… Read more