[Geany] posix-style regexp in find/replace
rosko at xxxxx
Thu Jun 12 01:18:11 UTC 2008
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 irritating detail?
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.
Ross McKay, Toronto, NSW Australia
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- The Wee Book of Calvin
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