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yton

Greetings,

need to swap 2 or more blank spaces in the text (=string) to 1 blank space using StringRegExpReplace

please, help with a reg. expr.

thanks,

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Melba23

yton,

And what have you tried so far that has not worked? :idea:

Remember it always helps if you have a go yourself first. :)

M23

$sString = "spaces one  two   three    four"

ConsoleWrite($sString & @CRLF)

$sNewString = StringRegExpReplace($sString, "(\x20+)", " ")

ConsoleWrite($sNewString & @CRLF)


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Xenobiologist

I assume StringStripWS is faster.


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Melba23

Xenobiologist,

I assume StringStripWS is faster

Not sure about faster, but certainly easier! However, in his recent topics the OP seems to want to learn about SREs so I was trying to help out. :idea:

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Xenobiologist

Yes yes, no problem Melba23.

Your post was absolutly correct and maybe the one the OP is looking for.

I for myself always try to understand what th OP wants to do and then try to offer a solution without the technique the OP mentioned. :idea:

This is sometimes good, somtimes not.


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MultipleFuncsWithOneHotkey Start different funcs by hitting one hotkey different times

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yton

$sNewString = StringRegExpReplace($sString, "(\x20+)", " ") is 100% ok

i always go myself first - however, studying AutoIt for about a week only, i still cannot get all the details :idea:

and i appreciate your help & advise very much

thanks again

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