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Going on from some previous work in another thread i started trying to write a regex

Its obviously not working so ive come back to throw myself on your charity again.

I have a number of archive files like this


and i wanted to amend the filename to this


So i wrote this but it doesn't work

StringRegExpReplace($aFileList[$i], "(?i)([...].\(?!^7z.*))", $sRandom)

I thought id got case insensitive / match any/ not match anything after .7z/ Replace with "m6Dg9L_1V_6Hb5`A6n[2eW0Of6^O3Dd3D"

Where have i gone wrong?

Many thanks

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This should do the trick:

$sRandom = "m6Dg9L_1V_6Hb5`A6n[2eW0Of6^O3Dd3D"
$sOldName = "Video2Brain.Power-Workshops.Lab-Korrektur.in.Photoshop.7z.001"
$sNewName = StringRegExpReplace($sOldName, "(?i).*(.7z.*)", $sRandom & "$1")
MsgBox(0, "New Name", $sNewName)

SRER decode:

.*        - Any characterss until we 
(.7z.*)    - Capture ".7z" followed by any other characters

Replace it with $sRandom and the captured characters (.7z etc)

All clear? :)


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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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