Re: [NTB] Regular expressions wopn't replace
Not quite shore what you mean but what you have now is selecting everything
between both tags, put what you want in the find box "<dummytagx" and click
next un-check regex. and replace at will.
THANKYOU DAVE M
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vance E. Neff" <veneff@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2008 2:21 AM
Subject: [NTB] Regular expressions wopn't replace
> I apologize that I'm still using NoteTab Pro version 4.95, but I haven't
> upgraded because I did not want to go back and modify all the clips that
> I have written.
> In many of my HTML documents I have the sequence:
> <dummytagx ...>...</dummytagx>
> so that I could have sections of code available if I wanted to activate
> them later. These usually spans several lines.
> Now I want to simply delete them all.
> When using the Find and Replace dialog, I have entered:
> <dummytagx \a*</dummytagx>
> into the 'Reg. Expr.:' spot, and nothing in the 'Replace: with:' spot.
> I have 'Regular Exp.' checked.
> Two problems:
> 1) It seems to select from the 1st occurrence of '<dummytagx ' to the
> last occurrence of '</dummytagx>', instead of the next occurrence.
> 2) The Replace option is grayed out.
> When I check 'All Documents', NoteTab just terminates.
> I'm guessing the first problem has to do with the 'greedy' nature of
> Regular expressions. I never understood what everyone meant by that.
> Thanks for any input!
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