RegEx difficulties

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 1 15:14:01 EDT 2003


www.pcre.org - it's all there (although it's a bit long-winded).

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> Chris Sheffield
> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 2:11 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: RE: RegEx difficulties
> 
> 
> Thanks, Ken.  That is exactly what I was looking for.  Is 
> that documented somewhere?  It'd be handy to have some really 
> good RegEx docs.  I'm kind of new at it.
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> Chris Sheffield
> Software Development
> Read Naturally
> csheffield at readnaturally.com
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Ken Ray
> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 12:59 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: RE: RegEx difficulties
> 
> > 	if matchChunk(tStoryText, "(" & tWord & ")",
> > tStartChar, tEndChar) then
> >          set the textStyle of char tStartChar to tEndChar of 
> > field "myText" to empty
> >     	end if
> > 
> > I need a RegEx string that will match only the whole word.
> > Kind of like the wholeMatches property works with the offset 
> > functions.  Is this possible?
> 
> You better believe it, Chris. You can use the "\b" command 
> which means "word boundary", like this:
> 
>   if matchChunk(tStoryText,"\b(" & tWord & 
> ")\b",tStartChar,tEndChar) then
> 
> 
> Have fun!
> 
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 
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