[OS X TeX] [OT] TextWrangler multiple file replace

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Fri Jul 23 15:10:34 EDT 2010

Sorry this is only vaguely on topic.  I have a bunch of text files  
that I would like to do a global replace of the &,$, %  that need to  
be escaped in LaTeX.  If open one of the files, and do the following  
search using grep:

replace with

It correctly finds instances of these characters and does the correct  

However, if I try the same search using the multi-file search, (also  
using grep) it returns with "The pattern [&$%] was not found.", yet I  
know there are instances in the files (since I can do the same search  
on any single file.)

Can someone confirm this behaviour and/or tell me what I'm doing wrong?



Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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