[OS X TeX] Regex

Scot Mcphee scot.mcphee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 21:30:16 CET 2013

On 19/03/2013, at 23:43 , 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.

There are three excellent books published by O'Reilly

- Introducing Regular Expressions by M.Fitzgerald http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920012337.do

- Mastering Regular Expressions by J.E.F. Friedl http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596528126.do

- Regular Expressions Cookbook by J.Goyvaerts & S.Leviathan http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596520694.do

scot.mcphee at gmail.com

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