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RE: regexp to strip off LaTeX command


From: Bourgneuf Francois
Subject: RE: regexp to strip off LaTeX command
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 10:47:49 +0100

> -----Message d'origine-----
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> address@hidden De la part de henry atting
> Envoyé : jeudi 18 décembre 2008 10:48
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> Objet : Re: regexp to strip off LaTeX command
> 
> Zitat - Andreas Politz * Do Dez 18 2008 um 10:19 -
> 
> > henry atting wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I am searching a regexp for `replace-regexp' to remove 
> only one LaTeX
> >> command. Let's say I want to remove all \textit{} commands 
> but not the
> >> text within the braces, how can I do this?
> >>
> >> henry
> >>
> >
> > \\textit{\([^}]*\)} -> \1
> >
> > If you need to handle escaped brackets the regexp gets a 
> little longer.
> >
> > -ap
> 
> Thanks, works fine. :)
> 
> I understand the first part but can you please explain what 
> `\1' stands
> for?
> 
> henry
> 

\1 stands for "what is found between the first parenthesis \( [^}]* \)"
Example :
\(foo\).*\(bar\) ->\1 \2 would return foo bar (if foo and bar were found in the 
text, of course).
Bour9




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