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24192RE: [Clip] Re: Simple search and replace

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  • John Shotsky
    Nov 27, 2013
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      Put it in a clip by itself, save, and then run it on a small piece of text in a new document that has the line that you want fixed. I have a 'scratch area' called QT1 in which I put simple bits of code so I can test them independently. When it works, I copy it to a larger clip, delete what is in QT1, waiting for the next 'quickie test'. This way, you focus on only one thing at a time, and when that works, you can put it into a bigger clip where it is then known to work, and then you can look at other bits to see where problems are. If you have a larger clip that you want to test, insert a ^!GoTo Exit at the point at which you want to stop the execution, and then use QT1 to see your command of interest run.


      If it still doesn't work, post a bit of the actual text - it always helps to know what the text actually looks like at the point that you are trying to modify it, which is why the 'gotoexit' trick is so useful.

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      From: ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
      Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 06:49
      To: ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Clip] Re: Simple search and replace



      On 11/27/2013 8:56 AM, ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      > Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:46 pm (PST) . Posted by:

      > "John Shotsky" shotsky1
      > <mailto:jshotsky@...?subject=Re%3A%20Simple%20search%20and%20replace>

      > I don't see value in the find, when a simple replace would seem to do
      > the correct thing:
      > ^!Replace "jpg(?=\"><img)" >> "php" ARSW

      Hi John,
      I added the above line to the clip but nothing happens.
      Not knowing exactly where it should go I tried it various places in the
      original clip.
      No error, no replacement.

      > Regards,
      > John

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