22562Re: [NTB] Remove x number of characters from a line of text
- May 27, 2012John is of course correct but for the specific case you described -
space followed by two or 3 digits you want:
Replace = (i.e. leave empty)
with regex find turned on.
For an idea of some of the other things it will do for you:
Help-Help on Regular Expressions-Syntax Quick Reference
On 2012-05-27 22:47, John Shotsky wrote:
> Yes, that's easy, but first some questions:
> Can there be ONE number after a space at the end of a line that you want to keep?
> Can there be FOUR or more numbers after that space at the end of a line that you want to keep?
> If it is as simple as removing any numbers at the end of a line that are preceded by a space? That is very easy. If it
> is ONLY two or three numbers, that is slightly different.
> Do you want a clip that you can repeatedly use for this job, or do you just want to use a find/replace to do it one
> If the latter, in the find box, you choose the regex option, and enter \x20\d+$ and replace it with nothing for any
> numbers after a space at the end of a line.
> For the case where it is ONLY two or three numbers, it would be \x20\d\d\d?$ and replace that with nothing.
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> Subject: [NTB] Remove x number of characters from a line of text
> Hi all,
> Discovered Notetab about 6 years ago, and been using it ever since.
> I bought the full version, but haven't really (up until this point) dived into the real 'heavy lifting' that I suspect
> it is capable of.
> But now I have a job to do, and want to know if Notetab Pro can do what I want.
> I have a series of text files where each line contains a set of data.
> Each line ends with either a 2 digit number, or a 3 digit number, either of which is preceded by a space.
> Those numbers are no longer relevent to the data, and I'd like to be able to strip off those characters from the end of
> each line.
> Is there a way to write some kind of macro in Notetab Pro that essentially says "look for the last space on a line,
> followed by a 2 or 3 digit number. now remove the space and the digits which follow it"?
> Thanks in advance!
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