matchText question

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 18:31:52 EST 2015


Hey, correct me if i'm wrong, but \w+ is a geedy word grab right?  Which
should grab to the end if the line.. Seems like the .*+ wouldn't even be
necessary... Yep, just checked. Its not. The only part I can't get to work
is the last line for /*.  Not sure what it is i'm not seeing.

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, it was to me too. Though, I did end up breaking it down into singles
> and they all behaved the same, which made it easier to take a WAG.  Less
> wild than it would have otherwise been. Find the thing that's the same for
> each part, and decide if its broke.
>
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 2:50 PM, stephen barncard <
> stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 12:29 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Try this instead..
>> >     put "(?i)^\s*(\-\-\s+begin)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(on)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(function)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(command)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(private\s+function)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(private\s+command)\s+(\w+).*+|" & \
>> >          "^\s*(\/\*\s+include).*+|" &  \
>> >           "^\s*(\*\/).*+" \
>> >          into expr
>> >
>>
>> breaking down and displaying complex REGEX this way is very helpful.
>>
>> *--*
>> *Stephen Barncard - San Francisco Ca. USA - Deeds Not Words*
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