Find and replace text in multiple files using geany

To open all files, in which a specific string is found, from inside of a directory (and subdirectories) open Geany, select Terminal tab from Message Window and run next command inside:

grep -rHIF --exclude='/home/modinfo/bitcoin/*~' -- 'text_to_find' /bin/bash /home/modinfo/bitcoin/* | geany `awk 'BEGIN {FS="[:]"} {print $1}'`

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