filter? replace? wildcard? reg exp? help please!

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed May 10 06:16:52 CEST 2017


On 5/9/17 10:41 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode wrote:
> Given this snippet...
>
> -------------------------------------------------------
> CANTO XXXIV
> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
> «Vexilla regis prodeunt[307] del Abismo
> hacia nosotros[308], mas delante mira
> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
> -------------------------------------------------------
>
> ... how do I use LC to remove the square-brackets and any string within
> them, so that the snippet becomes...
>
> -------------------------------------------------------
> CANTO XXXIV
> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
> «Vexilla regis prodeunt del Abismo
> hacia nosotros, mas delante mira
> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
> -------------------------------------------------------

This is about the only thing I know how to do with regext. :)

on fix
   put fld 1 into tText
   put "\[.*\]" into tRegEx
   put replacetext(tText,tRegEx,empty) into fld 2
end fix

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