[Oberon] RX.Tool scope limited to 1 line ?
peasthope at cablelan.net
Thu Mar 1 17:54:16 MET 2007
On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 04:16:59PM +0000, Chris Glur wrote:
> This most frustrating [but essential] Tool !
Babel and Regul written by Gerard Meunier are
far more sophisticated. Try them. RX is for
> When ever I try to program it after 6 months away, I need a
> 2 hour refresher course.
Two hours spent studying Regul will be a
> I've always understood that the 'scope' is limited to a single line.
> Ie. that searching & replacing cannot be done over line boundries.
True as far as I know for RX. Regul does not
have that limitation.
> This seems not to be the case. Since there would then be no reason
> to have in the recognised 'syntax':
> " c : carriage return "
That allows you to match the whole line
to the end rather than a substring of
> Can this utility eg. find and remove all such 4 lines from a marked
> <anyString> <space> "cat" <anyString>
> <anyString for line 2>
> <anyString for line 3>
> <anyString> <space> "dog"
Easily done with ET. Just mark the text
with MR. ET.Search to the mark. Replace
with a CR. Repeat or use RepAll.
Regards, ... Peter E.
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