Regex $ problem

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yam001
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Regex $ problem

Post by yam001 » Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:00 pm

^ works fine but $ doesn't give any result.

According to the defn. $ Matches the ending position of the string or the position just before a string-ending newline. In line-based tools, it matches the ending position of any line.

So $dows should give windows as result but it doesn't

David
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Re: Regex $ problem

Post by David » Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:23 pm

"Everything" is a line based tool.
$ matches the end of the line.
^ matches the start of the line.

To match the start of a word, try:

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([ ]+|^)dows
((Match one or more spaces OR the start of the line) before dows).

yam001
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Re: Regex $ problem

Post by yam001 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:11 am

Well after reading more i found that i have to put $ at the end of search string.

So to find files/dirs ending with "dows" use dows$.

I think these regex examples should be included in the help file.

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