I was forgetting that you wanted to strip tags from +3K finding aids.

Notetab will search and replace in all open files. The limit on the
number of open files is your available memory. For larger batches try
InfoRapid Search and Replace <>. It
also supports regex searching (but not regex replacement; replacement
must be a string literal).

If you have a perl interpreter on your system, or have access to one, go
the route Michael Fox suggested: v. fast and frighteningly efficient.


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