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Re: Newbie regexp question


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Newbie regexp question
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 19:29:54 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Stefan Monnier  <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Paul Cohen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I've tried a number of variants without any success. For example the
>>> following regexp doesn't work:
>>> 
>>> <!--Test-->\(.*\n\)*<!--End of Test-->
>
>It works for me

If you started with a file like:

--------------------
<!--Test-->
This should be deleted
<!--End of Test-->

This should not be deleted

<!--Test-->
This should be deleted
<!--End of Test-->
--------------------

and replaced the regexp with "", was the part that says "This should not be
deleted" deleted?

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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