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Re: usage question

From: Ian McNish
Subject: Re: usage question
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 12:56:36 -0700 (PDT)

> I'm guessing your problem is with the regex.  It looks like you're
> trying to use globs instead of regexes.  In order to match that string,
> you'll want something like this:
> LocateLineMatching ".*hey there buddy:.*"
> CommentNLines "2"
> In regex-speak, "." means "match any character" and "*" means "match
> zero or more of the previous character".  Basically, regex ".*" is
> eqivilant to glob "*".
> If there's a chance that those lines might not be in the file at all,
> you'll want to wrap a "BeginGroupIfLineMatching '.*hey there buddy:.*'"
> "EndGroup" around those lines above.  "LocateLineMatching" will abort
> editing of the file if no match is found.
> -James

thx, works great now.

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