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increment by column in XML

modify an arbitrary "column" in an xml table by incrementing a an arbitrary placeholder string

Start file
<root>
  <row>
    <alpha>mail</alpha>
    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>male</alpha>
    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>mayel</alpha>
    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>mahel</alpha>
    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
  </row>
</root>
End file
<root>
  <row>
    <alpha>mail</alpha>
    <bravo>10000</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>male</alpha>
    <bravo>10001</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>mayel</alpha>
    <bravo>10002</bravo>
  </row>
  <row>
    <alpha>mahel</alpha>
    <bravo>10003</bravo>
  </row>
</root>

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@@ -1,18 +1,18 @@
 <root>
   <row>
     <alpha>mail</alpha>
-    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
+    <bravo>10000</bravo>
   </row>
   <row>
     <alpha>male</alpha>
-    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
+    <bravo>10001</bravo>
   </row>
   <row>
     <alpha>mayel</alpha>
-    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
+    <bravo>10002</bravo>
   </row>
   <row>
     <alpha>mahel</alpha>
-    <bravo>@@@@@</bravo>
+    <bravo>10003</bravo>
   </row>
-</root>
+</root>
\ No newline at end of file

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#7 - Urtica dioica / @udioica

01/01/2015 at 07:54AM