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Re: How to match string that does not start with something?

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  • Tim Chase
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    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 29, 2008
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      > I'm looking for a string \<n\>. But I don't want the case where '-' is
      > right before it. How should be the correct regex?

      /-\@<!\<n\>

      The "\@<!" prevents the previous atom from matching. If it was
      more than one "-" character, you'd have to wrap it in "\(...\)"
      to prevent the whole thing from preceding the following expression.

      -tim



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