Vijay Ramesh wrote:
[...] why doesn't Geany allow non-greedy matching,
Most likely because Scintilla doesn't.
[...] how do people deal with this minute but massively
If your copy / paste / transformation actions are largely the same thing
over and over, e.g. copy SQL table definition and transform into
form-handling code or something, then you can create a script to perform
the transformation. I do this with sed scripts, which I hook up as
Custom Commands (see Edit -> Format -> Send selection to), but others
probably use the Lua plugin.
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