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6. "RE: New Bits"
In response to message #5
   >I don't know what text editor you work with, but Notepad++ on Windows
>has usefully robust regex search capabilities. I believe that using a
>search and replace with the regex option, using the text between the
>double quotes, would have the desired effect:
>Find: "(\s)-(\w+)-(\s)"
>Replace with: "\1<i>\2</i>\3"

Hmm, I'll have to try that; I don't use that editor, but the one I do use does regular expressions too (which is how I was able to semi-automate paragraph wrapping, albeit only to a point). The emphasis thing is only one of several tedious things about reformatting a long plaintext piece (it's an involved enough process that even with better automation, repackaging the whole giant back catalog's simply not going to happen), but it would certainly help. Thanks.

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