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Delete text files based on string in file

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Hello

What is the best way to search for a string/line in a text file and then delete the file if it contains the line/string you are looking for?

My chalange is to search all the text files stored in a directory, and i want to delete all the files that contains a string more than 5 times.

ex:

this is a test

this is a test

this is a test

tjis is a test

Anyone with a good idea :whistle: ?

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FileFindFirstFile & FileFindNextFile to locate the text files.

FileRead to get contents of each text file as the loop goes round.

StringReplace to find how many instances of the string exists in the text file.

Use FileDelete to delete chosen text files that match your condition.

That should help get you started.

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