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Grep Question: Command to find word then go to end of paragraph to insert asterisk

Explorer ,
Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

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Can you use GREP to find a word (example "baseball") then go to the end of the paragraph and insert an asterick?

Before
Baseball is a sport played between two teams.
It is a bat-and-ball game.

 

After

Baseball is a sport played between two teams.
It is a bat-and-ball game.*

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Guide , Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

(^/) is just my signing on Forums! 😉

 

Find: (?s)Baseball.*\K$

Replace by: *

 

or

 

Find: Baseball\X*\K$

Replace by: *

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Find: Baseball.*\K$

Replace by: *

 

(^/)  The Jedi

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Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

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Thank you, FRIdNGE!! Much appreciated.

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Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

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Find:

(Baseball|baseball)(.+)

Change to:

$0*

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Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

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Thank you, Jeffery_Smith!
I just realized that both solutions just go to the end of the sentence. Is there a way to go to the end of the story?

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(?s)Baseball.*\K$

 

(^/)

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Jun 12, 2023 Jun 12, 2023

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Thanks, FRIdNGE but that just added "(^/) to the end:

Baseball is a sport played between two teams.

It is a bat-and-ball game.(^/)

 

NEVERMIND! LOL!! I didn't realize (^/) is part of your signature!!!

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Now I see you can just add the asterisk to the change. The first time I tried, it didn't work:
Find: (?s)Baseball.*\K$
Change: *



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(^/) is just my signing on Forums! 😉

 

Find: (?s)Baseball.*\K$

Replace by: *

 

or

 

Find: Baseball\X*\K$

Replace by: *

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LOL! Thanks FRIdnge!! You're the best and I appeciate the help!

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