TexFinderX 2.32
TexFinder

TexFinderX is a freeware tool to search and replace text inside entire folders.
TexFinderX is MacOS X, Windows XP, Vista and Seven compatible.



Main features

Search and replace text - with regular expression or not - in entire folders with the ability to filter desired files

Search and replacement can be case sensitive or not

Replacement Tables allow to replace multiple strings of characters in one pass

Ability to create your own Replacement Tables

Ability to create droplet for most using Replacement Tables (Macintosh only)

Ability to create on the fly backup copy of files before string replacement

Ability to convert text files from Mac to Dos, Dos to Mac, Unix to Mac and Mac to Unix format

No more "mysterious" replacements! TexFinderX shows you exactly what has been found and replaced on different fields for easier files management

Ability to refine your search and replace on the found files

Easy to use with its friendly interface and its intensive use of drag and drop


Just drop the folder to scan onto TexFinderX's main window if TexFinderX is already opened - on Macintosh, you can directly drop the folder to scan onto the TexFinderX's icon - and start searching or replacing text. See included ReadMe text file for more infos.

main interface Main interface


search and replace Several Search and Replace options.


replacement table Replacement Tables allow to replace multiple strings of characters in one pass.
TexFinderX allows you to create your own Replacement Tables in order to fit your needs.


Donationware
TexFinderX is donationware, which means it is free to use forever. Its functionalities are not limited and does not contain advertising, spyware or time trials. Anyone is free to use it without restrictions and is encouraged to donate the amount he thinks is fair based on the usefulness of the programs and his possibilities.

If you wish to contribute to the development of iXoft programs and help to keep TexFinderX free, you can do it with a donation of any amount.

Click the 'Donate' button to make a donation in the currency you prefer, using PayPal secure payment system (no registration required, it accepts the main credit cards or fund transfers if you already have a PayPal account).


Free download
TexFinderX is distributed as donationware - see above - so it can be used for free but can not be sold.

TexFinder

Old version



Requirements

Any Macintosh with OS X or PC with Windows XP, Vista and Seven

Please note that Windows' - XP, Vista or Seven - version of TexFinderX is not supported. Though, it has been successfully tested and work correctly.



Disclaimer
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.


Version history
2.32 2011.08.17 Folders name containing '+' are now correctly handled.
Ability to drop several file and folders added.
User options are now stored in special folder (depending on the user's OS).
Distributed as donationware.
2.31 2011.03.16 Folders beginning with space are now correctly handled.
2.30 2011.01.14 New Search and Replace interface
Ability to append string to files added
Ability to search malformatted HTML/PHP files added
Last search or replacement can now be directly seen in the main interface
UTF-8 encoding now handled, even in Replacement Tables
Built-in Replacement Tables updated
Incorrect regular expressions are now handled
Multiline search and replace bug fixed when pasting text
Files with '+' in their names are now correctly handled.
2.22 2010.06.30 Files and folders names with comma or quote should ne now correctly handled.
2.21 2010.03.10 Hotfix in order to save the last used file filter.
2.20 2010.02.09 Recompiled, all processes run faster
MacOS Snow Leopard and Windows Seven compatible
Bug when pasting text with unhandled charsets in Search and Replace window fixed: unhandled charset is now shown to avoid strange replacements.
Various minor bugs fixed.
'Check for Updates' feature added.
Shortcut for cleaning fields and starting a new scan added.
2.14 2009.02.10 Files name with comma no longer allowed - thanks again Paul.
2.13 2009.02.09 Generic 'text' file type filter better handled. Some misspellings fixed - thanks Paul.
2.12 2009.02.06 File type filter better handled.
2.11 2009.01.20 File type and creator preserved on MacOS after applying text replacement.
Control characters search no longer finds tabulation, LF or CR.
2.10 2008.12.17 Bug with CR (ASCII 13) and LF (ASCII 10) fixed: TexFinderX no longer automatically replaces LF with CR - thanx Gerd.
2.00 2008.11.10 Recompiled, all processes should run faster.
Mac OS Leopard compatible.
Search and replace by RegExp, special searches now work correctly.
Ability to open multiple selected files and menu 'Open selected files' added.
Main window's height is now saved between sessions.
Menu item 'Reset preferences'. Also resets windows position and size.
Close/quit bug when using the 'Close' button on Windows fixed.
1.10 2007.11.15 Recent scanned folders list is now saved.
Transfert results to Listing now transfers only selected files.
'Select All' in Search and Replace window fixed.
Files with long name are now correctly handled.
1.00 2007.10.10 Choice to clear Listing when adding files or folders added.
Transfert results to Listing buttons added.
Main window position is now stored between sessions.
Sorting results buttons fixed.
0.6b 2007.06.22 Listing bug fixed.
'LineFeed to CR' replacement table fixed - thanx Lau.
0.5b 2007.05.25 Search and Replace minor bug fixed.
Ability to bypass limitation added.
0.4b 2007.01.15 First public release, based on Mac OS9 iXoft' TexFinder.