negating in a regexp

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Wed Mar 30 15:30:46 EDT 2016


Try [^\d]

^ outside [] means start of line.

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to filter a string to change everything but digits to spaces.
>
> It would seem that
>
>
> replaceText("ab26 <tab>g9", "^\d",space)
>
>
> should produce "  26   9", but for the live of me, I can't get ^ to work in
> any context.
>
> I've even tried playing with the regex builder plugin, with no success.
>
> Am I missing something simple (again)?
>
> thanks
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