Re: This simple regex doesn't work -- bug?
- Benji Fisher wrote:
>>On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 09:37:23PM -0800, Suresh Govindachar wrote:Thanks, this feature makes it easier to think about
>> Thanks for the explanation -- I was thinking of
>> "[^\t]" as "do not match a tab" rather than as
>> "match anything except a tab" and so did not
>> realize that it actually matched something!
> If you want "do not match a tab," try '\t\@!' or
> '\t\@<!' instead of '[^\t]'. Both of these are
> zero-width operators.
> :help /\@<!
> :help /zero-width
what I am trying to match.