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Old 06-23-2014, 12:50 PM   #1
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Question Polish books extension: Search & Replace

Polish books contains a number of actions, which actions can also be found in Conversions, and are selectable (on/off) to perform some minimum touching-up on a book.

One of the function I am missing (and thus would like to have ) is the Search & Replace option exactly as is present in "Preferences - Conversion - Common Options". By including it in "Polish books" you can conveniently touch-up some limited text in selected books at once. For instance, I always forget to rename <title></title> and to use then a "conversion" is overkill, while opening files one by one to edit them is an annoyance.

Is this some bright idea, or am I thinking nonsense?
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:11 PM   #3
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Polish is designed to work with simple binary on/off options. Options that require elaborate config like S&R are not appropriate for it. But there is nothing stopping someone making a plugin to do S&R on ebook contents in bulk, using the same infrastructure as polish uses.
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Polish is designed to work with simple binary on/off options. Options that require elaborate config like S&R are not appropriate for it. But there is nothing stopping someone making a plugin to do S&R on ebook contents in bulk, using the same infrastructure as polish uses.
How about the filterstyle information do you think that would be suitable option for this plugin.
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Old 08-04-2014, 04:43 AM   #5
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No, again one has to specify which rules need to be filtered.
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