|Flex regular expression problem email@example.com (pmatos) (2005-08-21)|
|Re: Flex regular expression problem Meyer-Eltz@t-online.de (Detlef Meyer-Eltz) (2005-08-24)|
|Re: Flex regular expression problem firstname.lastname@example.org (Laurence Finston) (2005-08-24)|
|Re: Flex regular expression problem email@example.com (Paolo Bonzini) (2005-08-31)|
|From:||Detlef Meyer-Eltz <Meyer-Eltz@t-online.de>|
|Date:||24 Aug 2005 18:17:32 -0400|
|Posted-Date:||24 Aug 2005 18:17:32 EDT|
As John already wrote, you can define a string as : "[^"]*"
A string limited to a single line would be : "[^"\r\n]*"
A string limited to a single line, which may contain other double
quotes preceded by a backslash, is:
Here the first sub-expression delivers the text inside of the double
qotes. This expression is optimized according to Friedl's scheme (see
the help file of the TextTransformer).
It is funny for me that you ask the question just today. Yesterday I
finished a dialog, by which character classes can be defined by
adding, substracting or negation of predefined character classes,
individual characters or ranges and lists of them. By this dialog the
result of a subtraction of '"' from [:print:] yields in:
(The hyphen is at the begininig, so it doesn't define a range)
The dialog will be included in the next update of the TextTransformer.
If you like, I can send you a little (Windows) test application right
> Hi all,
> I'm having some problems generating the regular expression for "any
> printable character except " between ". For example:
> "hello, how are you"
> "212 dasd 2"
> "bugasd "
> "" - SHOULD NOT WORK
> " " - Can work!
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