Problem with Regex Find/Replace

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Posted 18 years ago by Ashton - Developer, Schema Solutions LLC
I get the following exception when doing a regex find+replace with the following:

Running a find replace with the following....
Find What \n{Set@LastTime.+}\n



Top Level Exception
Type: ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.InvalidRegexPatternException
Message: An invalid character 'S' was found in a range specification.
Source: ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor
Stack Trace: at _37._1(_35 )
at _37._1(_35 , _35 )
at _37._1(Int32 , Boolean )
at _37._1(Int32 , Boolean )
at _37._1(String , Boolean , Boolean , LexicalMacroCollection ,
CaseSensitivity )
at ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.FindReplaceOptions._1()

Any ideas on why this might be happening?



Comments (1)

Posted 18 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Yes, that is not valid regex grammar. A { } is used for range specification, like:
abc{1,2} = means between 1 and 2 times

If you are trying to do iteration, it works like this:
(abc)* = 0 or more
(abc)+ = 1 or more

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v24.1.0) was released 3 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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