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Using Notepad++, how would I insert the character '(' as the first character for each row with values and the characters '),' as the last characters for each row with values?

Using Notepad++, how would I insert the character '(' as the first character for each row with values and the characters '),' as the last characters for each row with values?

for example:

Before:

06,511,S,PAR658,100511,Miami Beach,Owen Parr,222 Arthur Godfrey Rd.,Miami, FL,331401,100006

After
(06,511,S,PAR658,100511,Miami Beach,Owen Parr,222 Arthur Godfrey Rd.,Miami, FL,331401,100006),
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zimmer9
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ZoppoCommented:
Hi zimmer9,

you can use Search and Replace using regular expressions, replacing ^(.+)$ with \(\1\) using Replace All encapsulates each none-empty line with ( and )

Hope that helps,

ZOPPO
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zimmer9Author Commented:
Are you stating that I should go to:

Replace

Find what:   ^(.+)$
Replace with: \(\1\)
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zimmer9Author Commented:
This does put opening and closing parenthesis on each line which is great.

Is it possible to put an opening and

[closing parenthesis followed by a comma] ?

Just thought I'd ask.
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ZoppoCommented:
You can add the comma to the ReplaceWith:

Find what:   ^(.+)$
Replace with: \(\1\),
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