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RobM

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Apply text in files to comments
Posted: 3 Jan 22, 22:02
This texts to comments tool will read '.txt' and/or '.html' files that have the same base name as a project object and apply the text to the object's comments. The text files can be within the project's root directory, alongside the project object, or in an entirely separate location from the project.

You can process the whole project, the displayed folder and its subfolders or only the displayed folder. The texts can be prepended, appended or applied to the comments field.

Run the tool, select the location of the text files, select the scope and text option and click OK. The number of edits made is displayed along with a detailed report in the system console.

Note, if both txt and html file types are selected and both file types exist for a given object only one will be used. The one used is not guaranteed!

Thanks for suggestions and code updates to MarkusD.

Full details at https://robm.jalbum.net/External%20Tools%20and%20plugins%20for%20jAlbum/Text2Comments/index.html

Edited by: RobM on 1 Jul 2023, 20:20
Bug fix when reading in comments for massive projects (lots and lots of files).
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