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## Re: Emacs replace-regexp

 From: Andreas Madsack Subject: Re: Emacs replace-regexp Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 12:50:18 +0200 User-agent: KMail/1.6.1

Am Monday 26 July 2004 12:35 schrieb Thomas Ruschival:
> Hi,
> I guess I am too stupid to read the regexp syntax of Emacs I can't figure
> out how to access parts of the match for replace like in perl or awk with
> $1,$2....
> I'd like to put brackets around the hyperlinks of a latex-document.
> do I did a replace-regexp "(\ref\{.*\})" "$1$"
> and it doesn't do the trick. so I played a little while with the syntax and
> all I got out were "\$1" on each place where once was a hyperlink....hmmm.

In emacs-regex it's \1,\2,...

your latex-brackets problem: $$\ref{.*}$$ -> [\1]

for more help on replace-regexp: C-h f replace-regexp

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