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Re: [Clip] Re: Regular expression search query.

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  • johnf@net2000.com.au
    On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 21:55:22 -0500, Alec Burgess wrote: Hi Alec, ... Yep. ... Interesting. I never would have worked that out myself. ... Works perfectly. I
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 27, 2005
      On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 21:55:22 -0500, Alec Burgess wrote:

      Hi Alec,

      >John:

      >based on:

      >> Well, I went search disk and tried mailto:\[\^\\\&\]\\B\+

      >I'm guessing you ticked Regexp and *then* pasted the find string that Hugo
      >suggested >>mailto:[^\&]\B+<<.

      Yep.

      >Confusingly for you, when Notetab's Find or Replace dialog already has the
      >regexp box checked and you paste something it converts any special
      >characters you've entered by escaping them with a preceding "\" backslash.

      Interesting. I never would have worked that out myself.

      >Try pasting the search string first and *then* tick the Regexp option and
      >you should have more luck :-)

      Works perfectly. I wasn't looking forward to having to type in info.
      Too much chance of error.

      Many thanks for the explanation/solution. Greatly appreciated. :-)

      Regards, John.
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