EXCHG

Syntax EXCHG device_file,old$,new$
Location ATARI_REXT

This command creates a Job which opens a channel to the specified file and then works through the file, replacing every occurrence of old$ with new$. The search for old$ is case independent. Both old$ and new$ must be the same length.

Example

EXCHG flp1_Task_obj,'mdv','flp'

will replace all references to mdv1_ or mdv2_ to flp1_ and flp2_ respectively in the file flp1_task_obj.

NOTE

CHR$(0) cannot be replaced!

CROSS-REFERENCE

See also CONVERT.