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Re: Regexp matching whitespace including newline


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Regexp matching whitespace including newline
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 15:12:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Nordlöw <address@hidden> writes:

>> Uh, (re-search-forward "\\s-") ?
>
> \\s- does not match newlines in my Emacs.

That depends on the syntax table, and the syntax table tends to depend
on the major mode.  When it makes sense in a particular major mode, it
should tend to match.  For example, it does so in message-mode for me.

What does C-h s show in your favorite mode?

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David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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