Regular Expressions

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This page exists as a resource for regular expressions frequently used in EditPlus. In order to learn more about the particulars of creating a regular expression in EditPlus, see regular expression syntax. Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku Adult Freind Finder Tiny Tits Play Sodoku

Note: EditPlus only supports [POSIX] Regular Expressions, not [PCRE] (Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions), which means there are no back-references, no look-aheads, no fancy quantifiers, and no convenient character group syntax]]. Just your basic ^, $, +, *, ?, [ ], [^ ], syntax. Also note that +/* are always greedy.

Find various forms of a word

fast(er|est)

For example: this reg. expression th(is|e|at) will find the words This, The, and That

Find a specific tag

Here is a useful regular expression for dealing with XML or HTML files - it matches an opening, closing or singular blink tag. Simply replace blink with your tag of choice.

<(/?)(blink)( [^>]*)?(/?)>

Matches:

<blink>
<blink align="center">
</blink>
<blink garbage="true"/>

Does not match:

<blinking>

To use it in a search and replace (for instance, replace all blink tags with spans) use the following as the replace string:

<\1span\3\4>