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

Thierry Douez th.douez at gmail.com
Fri May 19 16:18:42 CEST 2017


​

Is there life without internet for one week?

- lucky you are connected to the world again!
> Tiemo
>

​Hallo Tiemo,

Except some hurdles with the administration ( sold my old car and bought a
new one) plus being insulted by a couple of stressed and egotist people for
not answering sooner,
I did use this time to clean my garden,
did some house construction and enjoyed
to talk longer with friends in the city :)

But I'll have to work all the week-end now :)

Kind regards,

Thierry
​

> >
> >> put "1 [A] 2 [B] 3." into tText
> >> put  removeBrackets( tText)
> >>
> >
> > I see that the middle section is omitted with my regex, so I forgot to
> > make it non-greedy. But I've forgotten how to do that, something about
> > a question mark, I think?
>
>
> ​Sorry about the delay, we had a thunderstorm which broke all Internet
> network in our area since last Friday.
>
> You can do this in 2 ways:
>
> - make your .* non greedy by adding a '?' suffix
>
> - or modify your regex this way:
>
>    "\[ [^\]]*]" which means looking for an open bracket followed by zero
> to any number of chars which are not a close bracket, and last a close
> bracket.
> BTW, no need to escape the last closing bracket; the regex engine is smart
> enough.
>
>
> PCRE library accepts the 2 forms.
>
> HTH,
>
> Thierry
>>

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