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Vbscript to search and replace numbers

I need a vbscript which will read a text file at c:\file folder and replace a set of numbers it finds with another set of numbers.  The file is a csv, or a .txt file.  For example i want to replace numbers 6789101112 with 12345678.
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100questionsAuthor Commented:
I tried a script similar to this, however it does not work, it is not replacing any of the numbers
I want replaced.
Const ForReading = 1
Const ForWriting = 2

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Script\file.CSV", ForReading)

strText = objFile.ReadAll
objFile.Close
strNewText = Replace(strText, "1223234343434 ", "102343433434334 ")

Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Script\file.CSV", ForWriting)
objFile.WriteLine strNewText
objFile.Close
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100questionsAuthor Commented:
What does blind link comments refer to?
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cantorisCommented:
Add a debugging line in to display the contents of strText to ensure it's what you expect.  Sometimes there can be file encoding screwing this sort of thing up.

Try adding the Tristate value for Unicode when opening the file if strText looks wrong:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/314cz14s(v=vs.84).aspx

ie
Const ForReading = 1
Const FSO_Unicode = -1
Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Script\file.CSV", ForReading, False, FSO_Unicode)
strText = objFile.ReadAll

Also, remove any "On Error Resume Next" you may be using in case an error is being thrown.
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100questionsAuthor Commented:
Something similar to this worked for me:

Const ForReading = 1

Const ForWriting = 2



Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Scripts\WorkingFiles\FILE.CSV", ForReading)



strText = objFile.ReadAll

objFile.Close


strText = Replace(strText, "19876543210235", "123445")

strText = Replace(strText, "21345678901019", "78901")


Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Scripts\WorkingFiles\FILE.CSV", ForWriting)

objFile.WriteLine strText

objFile.Close
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QPRCommented:
Yes, but rather than write it out in full or paste someone's work I sent the link which was subsequently deleted as a "blind comment".
I didn't know this wasn't allowed (my fault).
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100questionsAuthor Commented:
I want to give QPR a chance to provide a written script which works, so that i can give QPR the points instead, since we were not aware we could not include blind links.
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QPRCommented:
That's ok just the close the question :)
I wasn't aware of the policy but am now.
Next time I'll know to provide the important part from the link and attribute the original author. Glad you got it working
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100questionsAuthor Commented:
It works.
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