ReplaceScript

class commandlinetools.ReplaceScript

Replaces text in files recursively.

abjad$ ajv replace text --help
usage: replace [-h] [--version] [--verbose] [-Y] [-R] [-W] [-F PATTERN]
[-D PATTERN]
[path] old new

Replace text.

positional arguments:
path                  directory tree to be recursed over
old                   old text
new                   new text

optional arguments:
-h, --help            show this help message and exit
--version             show program's version number and exit
--verbose             print replacement info even when --force flag is set.
-Y, --force           force "yes" to every replacement
-R, --regex           treat "old" as a regular expression
-W, --whole-words-only
match only whole words, similar to grep's "-w" flag
-F PATTERN, --without-files PATTERN
Exclude files matching pattern(s)
-D PATTERN, --without-dirs PATTERN
Exclude folders matching pattern(s)

Multiple patterns for excluding files or folders can be specified by restating the –without-files or –without-dirs commands:

abjad$ ajv replace text . foo bar -F *.txt -F *.rst -F *.htm

Lineage

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Bases

Attribute summary

argument_parser The script’s instance of argparse.ArgumentParser.
formatted_help Formatted help of developer script.
formatted_usage Formatted usage of developer script.
formatted_version Formatted version of developer script.
list_commandline_script_classes() Returns a list of all developer script classes.
program_name The name of the script, callable from the command line.
skipped_directories Skipped directories.
skipped_files Skipped files.
__call__([args]) Calls developer script.
__eq__(expr) Is true when ID of expr equals ID of Abjad object.
__format__([format_specification]) Formats Abjad object.
__hash__() Hashes Abjad object.
__ne__(expr) Is true when Abjad object does not equal expr.
__repr__() Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Read-only properties

(CommandlineScript).argument_parser

The script’s instance of argparse.ArgumentParser.

(CommandlineScript).formatted_help

Formatted help of developer script.

(CommandlineScript).formatted_usage

Formatted usage of developer script.

(CommandlineScript).formatted_version

Formatted version of developer script.

(CommandlineScript).program_name

The name of the script, callable from the command line.

ReplaceScript.skipped_directories

Skipped directories.

Returns list.

ReplaceScript.skipped_files

Skipped files.

Returns list.

Class & static methods

(CommandlineScript).list_commandline_script_classes()

Returns a list of all developer script classes.

Special methods

(CommandlineScript).__call__(args=None)

Calls developer script.

Returns none.

(AbjadObject).__eq__(expr)

Is true when ID of expr equals ID of Abjad object. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__format__(format_specification='')

Formats Abjad object.

Set format_specification to ‘’ or ‘storage’. Interprets ‘’ equal to ‘storage’.

Returns string.

(AbjadObject).__hash__()

Hashes Abjad object.

Required to be explicitly redefined on Python 3 if __eq__ changes.

Returns integer.

(AbjadObject).__ne__(expr)

Is true when Abjad object does not equal expr. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__repr__()

Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Returns string.