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This script requires Perl (www.perl.org) and Maya .ma or other Ascii Scene files from any program.
Written with Perl 5 using Cygwin(www.cygwin.com) on Windows 2000.
Move to the directory you wish to search and replace some files in.
Create a search and replace file with your search pattern and another file with what to replace it with.
The reason why I created this script is because Perl can chew through text files faster than anything else.
I have tried many text editting programs but thier interfaces are cumbersome, the search patterns are weak or the entry boxes are too small.
Using this script offers far more flexibility and Search and Replace power.