[OS X TeX] Regex

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Mar 19 14:54:09 CET 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.
> JMaF


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.)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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