[OS X TeX] Regex
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Mar 19 09:54:09 EDT 2013
On Mar 19, 2013, at 8:43 AM, Josep Maria Font <jmfont at ub.edu> wrote:
> In another thread, on 19 Mar 2013, at 13:43, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Mar 19, 2013, at 7:36 AM, Scot Mcphee <scot.mcphee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If I need complex search and replace I use BBEdit. It has the ability to do regexp style matching.
>> The Ogrekit Find Panel allows for several styles of regex. I use BBEdit a lot for multi-file operations but for simple regex Find/Replace I stick with TeXShop and the Ogrekit Find Panel.
> Can anyone recommend a good and practical source for the occasional user of regex ? From time to time, I feel like I would need it for some complicated operation, but don't know where to go for basic explanations, and end up doing a lot of by hand searches and replace.
Try to Google regex and see if you find anything worthwhile there. (I don't like to recommend particular places because there are different kinds of regex [e.g., Ruby, Perl, bash use somewhat different syntax] and people learn different ways.)
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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