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Re: Bug Report -- replace-regexp-in-string from subr.el

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: Bug Report -- replace-regexp-in-string from subr.el
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:06:26 -0600
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>     REP is either a string used as the NEWTEXT arg of `replace-match' or a
>     function.  If it is a function, it is called with the actual text of each
>     match, and its value is used as the replacement text.  When REP is called,
>     the match data are the result of matching REGEXP against a substring
>     of STRING.
> The "actual text of each match" is (match-string 0), not (match-string
> subexp).

If it's not obvious, you can write (match-string 1 s) in your
replacement function to get the desired behavior.


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