Thread: Regex examples
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:22 PM   #128
Greygor
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Originally Posted by Doitsu View Post
IMHO, the problem is \w*\W*, which matches a sequence of 0 or more word characters followed by 0 or more non-word characters. I.e., it will at most match one word plus a space or punctuation character. Try .*? instead:

Code:
"\>[^"](.*?)"
Hi thanks for the response.

Outside of Sigil the regex that I was using worked fine which is what I'm finding odd.

Using
Quote:
"\>[^"](.*?)"
lets me find lots of
Quote:
"><span class="
but unfortunately that's not quite right, but at least it finds something in Sigil which mine doesn't

Need to think about this, I'm missing something really obvious
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