Jump to content
PhoenixXL

StringRegExpReplaceEx BackRef UDF - Interface

Recommended Posts

PhoenixXL

BackRef UDF

Working

This UDF is made to provide a small interface towards the StringRegExpReplace Autoit function.

The extension is very limited but is an easy approach when used properly.

Functions

  • User can pass the complete back-reference to a function.
  • The return value from the function is then used to replace the specific group.
  • The final replacement is flexible and the user has full control over it.
  • The final replacement is done automatically till modification isn't required.
  • The optimization is easy and simple.
Limitations
  • The pattern has to consume the full string.
Example

Replace the vowels with their ASCII code

#include <BackRef.au3>


$i_BackRef_Debug = True ;Set Debug to true

; .. Example 1 ============================================================================================================================

; Replace the vowels with their ASCII code

Local $Replaced = RegExBackRef( 'Hello Nice Meeting You', '(.*?)([aeiou])(.*)', "AscW" ) ;The Function is inbuilt

If @error Then Exit @error

MsgBox ( 64, 'Test', $Replaced )

; ............ ============================================================================================================================

Make the first Number group equal to second number group if its greater than that

; .. Example 2 ============================================================================================================================

; The Function replaces the first group with third group if its greater than that

Local $Replaced = RegExBackRef( '1223 MaxRange : 150', '(\d+)([^:]+:\h+)(\d+)', "SetMaxRange", '\1:\3', "$v & '\2\3'" )

If @error Then Exit @error

MsgBox ( 64, 'Test', $Replaced )

; The User Defined Function
Func SetMaxRange( $iString )
$iString = StringSplit( $iString, ':' , 2)
$iString[0] = Int ( $iString [0] )
$iString[1] = Int ( $iString [1] )
If $iString[0] > $iString[1] Then Return $iString[1]
Return $iString[0]
EndFunc

; ............ ============================================================================================================================

The Function replaces unicode chars with ascii alphabet

; .. Example 3 ============================================================================================================================

; The Function replaces unicode version with ascii alphabet
Local $String = 'Déjà'

Local $Replaced

While 1
$Replaced = RegExBackRef($String, '(.*?)([àâäéèêë])(.*)', "ReplaceFunc")
If $Replaced = -1 Or @error Then ExitLoop
$String = $Replaced
WEnd

MsgBox(64, 'Test', $String)


Func ReplaceFunc($sMatch)
Switch $sMatch
Case "é","è","ê","ë"
Return "e"
Case "à","â","ä"
Return "a"
EndSwitch
EndFunc ;==>ReplaceFunc

; ............ ============================================================================================================================

Convert the unicode lower-case chars to upper-case

; .. Example 4 ============================================================================================================================
;Convert these chars to upper-case
Local $String = "à æ û ü"

MsgBox(64, 'Test', GlobalBackRef($String, '(.*?)([\340-\374])(.*)', "ReplaceUniChar"))

Func ReplaceUniChar($sMatch)
;Get the ASCII code of the string
$iAscW = AscW($sMatch)
;Return the character preceding the current character by 32
Return ChrW($iAscW - 32)
EndFunc ;==>ReplaceUniChar
; ............ ============================================================================================================================

ChangeLog

v1.0

-First Release

v1.1

-Added Debugging features

-Added Global Replacement

v1.2

-Added Count parameter

v1.3

-Now supports formatting control like \r \n and \t in the replace sequence.

Download - UDF(v1.3)

Here is the UDF to download in the following 7zip file.

Please post comments and do give me feedback for improvements and bugs.

v1.3 BackRef(UDF).7z

Previous Downloads : 44

Regards

Phoenix XL :)

Edited by PhoenixXL

My code:

PredictText: Predict Text of an Edit Control Like Scite. Remote Gmail: Execute your Scripts through Gmail. StringRegExp:Share and learn RegExp.

Run As System: A command line wrapper around PSEXEC.exe to execute your apps scripts as System (LSA). Database: An easier approach for _SQ_LITE beginners.

MathsEx: A UDF for Fractions and LCM, GCF/HCF. FloatingText: An UDF for make your text floating. Clipboard Extendor: A clipboard monitoring tool. 

Custom ScrollBar: Scroll Bar made with GDI+, user can use bitmaps instead. RestrictEdit_SRE: Restrict text in an Edit Control through a Regular Expression.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
PhoenixXL

Updated to v1.3

Regards :)

Edited by PhoenixXL

My code:

PredictText: Predict Text of an Edit Control Like Scite. Remote Gmail: Execute your Scripts through Gmail. StringRegExp:Share and learn RegExp.

Run As System: A command line wrapper around PSEXEC.exe to execute your apps scripts as System (LSA). Database: An easier approach for _SQ_LITE beginners.

MathsEx: A UDF for Fractions and LCM, GCF/HCF. FloatingText: An UDF for make your text floating. Clipboard Extendor: A clipboard monitoring tool. 

Custom ScrollBar: Scroll Bar made with GDI+, user can use bitmaps instead. RestrictEdit_SRE: Restrict text in an Edit Control through a Regular Expression.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tcurran

Great! Exactly what I needed. Thank you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • ScriptJunky
      By ScriptJunky
      I noticed a lack of a constants file for _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics() so I made this for anyone who wants to add it to their library. Enjoy!  (file attached below)
      #include-once ; #INDEX# ======================================================================================================================= ; Title .........: WinAPI GetSystemMetrics Constants ; AutoIt Version : 3.3.14.5 ; Language ......: English ; Description ...: Constants for _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(). ; Author(s) .....: ScriptJunky ; =============================================================================================================================== ; #CONSTANTS# =================================================================================================================== ; _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics() Global Const $ARRANGE = 56 Global Const $CLEANBOOT = 67 Global Const $CMONITORS = 80 Global Const $CMOUSEBUTTONS = 43 Global Const $CONVERTIBLESLATEMODE = 0x2003 Global Const $CXBORDER = 5 Global Const $CXCURSOR = 13 Global Const $CXDLGFRAME = 7 Global Const $CXDOUBLECLK = 36 Global Const $CXDRAG = 68 Global Const $CXEDGE = 45 Global Const $CXFIXEDFRAME = 7 Global Const $CXFOCUSBORDER = 83 Global Const $CXFRAME = 32 Global Const $CXFULLSCREEN = 16 Global Const $CXHSCROLL = 21 Global Const $CXHTHUMB = 10 Global Const $CXICON = 11 Global Const $CXICONSPACING = 38 Global Const $CXMAXIMIZED = 61 Global Const $CXMAXTRACK = 59 Global Const $CXMENUCHECK = 71 Global Const $CXMENUSIZE = 54 Global Const $CXMIN = 28 Global Const $CXMINIMIZED = 57 Global Const $CXMINSPACING = 47 Global Const $CXMINTRACK = 34 Global Const $CXPADDEDBORDER = 92 Global Const $CXSCREEN = 0 Global Const $CXSIZE = 30 Global Const $CXSIZEFRAME = 32 Global Const $CXSMICON = 49 Global Const $CXSMSIZE = 52 Global Const $CXVIRTUALSCREEN = 78 Global Const $CXVSCROLL = 2 Global Const $CYBORDER = 6 Global Const $CYCAPTION = 4 Global Const $CYCURSOR = 14 Global Const $CYDLGFRAME = 8 Global Const $CYDOUBLECLK = 37 Global Const $CYDRAG = 69 Global Const $CYEDGE = 46 Global Const $CYFIXEDFRAME = 8 Global Const $CYFOCUSBORDER = 84 Global Const $CYFRAME = 33 Global Const $CYFULLSCREEN = 17 Global Const $CYHSCROLL = 3 Global Const $CYICON = 12 Global Const $CYICONSPACING = 39 Global Const $CYKANJIWINDOW = 18 Global Const $CYMAXIMIZED = 62 Global Const $CYMAXTRACK = 60 Global Const $CYMENU = 15 Global Const $CYMENUCHECK = 72 Global Const $CYMENUSIZE = 55 Global Const $CYMIN = 29 Global Const $CYMINIMIZED = 58 Global Const $CYMINSPACING = 48 Global Const $CYMINTRACK = 35 Global Const $CYSCREEN = 1 Global Const $CYSIZE = 31 Global Const $CYSIZEFRAME = 33 Global Const $CYSMCAPTION = 51 Global Const $CYSMICON = 50 Global Const $CYSMSIZE = 53 Global Const $CYVIRTUALSCREEN = 79 Global Const $CYVSCROLL = 20 Global Const $CYVTHUMB = 9 Global Const $DBCSENABLED = 42 Global Const $DEBUG = 22 Global Const $DIGITIZER = 94 Global Const $IMMENABLED = 82 Global Const $MAXIMUMTOUCHES = 95 Global Const $MEDIACENTER = 87 Global Const $MENUDROPALIGNMENT = 40 Global Const $MIDEASTENABLED = 74 Global Const $MOUSEPRESENT = 19 Global Const $MOUSEHORIZONTALWHEELPRESENT = 91 Global Const $MOUSEWHEELPRESENT = 75 Global Const $NETWORK = 63 Global Const $PENWINDOWS = 41 Global Const $REMOTECONTROL = 0x2001 Global Const $REMOTESESSION = 0x1000 Global Const $SAMEDISPLAYFORMAT = 81 Global Const $SECURE = 44 Global Const $SERVERR = 289 Global Const $SHOWSOUNDS = 70 Global Const $SHUTTINGDOWN = 0x2000 Global Const $SLOWMACHINE = 73 Global Const $STARTER = 88 Global Const $SWAPBUTTON = 23 Global Const $TABLETPC = 86 Global Const $XVIRTUALSCREEN = 76 Global Const $YVIRTUALSCREEN = 77  
      WinAPISystemMetricsConstants.au3
    • rcmaehl
      By rcmaehl
      A UDF with Extended Functions for Window Management
       
      Notes:
      Fixes WinGetClassList's barbaric returning of a @LF separated string instead of an array.
       
      Potential Uses:
      Automating applications that change their controls' handles/classes on each launch (e.g. half of Cisco's programs)
       
      Functions:
      _WinGetClassList
      _WinGetClassNNList
      _WindowGetHandleList
      _WindowGetHandleListFromPos
       
      Download: 
      WindowEx.zip  (v0.4)
       
      Changelog:
      10/04/2016 (v0.4): _WinGetClassNNList Fixed : Not Returning an Index when using $2D_ARRAY _WinGetClassNNList Fixed : Not Properly returning $aArray[x][1] on Classes with instances > 9 when using $2D_ARRAY 10/03/2016 (v0.3): _WinGetClassList Added : Exactly the same as WinGetClassList but returns a more civilized Array _WinGetClassNNList Added : Returns Classes and their instances in either a 1D or 2D array depending on Flags _WindowGetHandleList Renamed: _WinGetHandleList SCRIPT BREAKING! _WindowGetHandleListFromPos Renamed: _WinGetHandleListFromPos SCRIPT BREAKING! 10/01/2016 (v0.2): WindowsExConstants.au3 Added : Flags in _WindowGetHandleListFromPos _WindowGetHandleListFromPos Removed: ConsoleWrite left in during debug _WindowGetHandleListFromPos Added : Flag for if part of a Control is at $X, $Y return it as well. 10/01/2016 (v0.1): _WindowGetHandleList Added : Retrieves the handles of classes from a window. _WindowGetHandleListFromPos Added : Retrieves the handles of classes at a specific position from a window. Known and Reported Bugs:
      None reported To Do:
      To Be Decided. Opinions welcome! Upcoming Changes:
      To Be Decided.
    • FroVN
      By FroVN
      i have a text : <Name>Jonh</Name>.<Age>15</Age>
      how i can get Jonh and 15 in one stringregexp? pls give me example
    • FrancescoDiMuro
      By FrancescoDiMuro
      Good morning everyone

      I was playing a little bit with "Screen Capture" UDF, and I was trying to make a "Window" capture, but, since I made a GUI which through I fire the event "Capture", my GUI is captured as well, and I don't want to
      This is the line of code that makes the capture:
       
      _ScreenCapture_CaptureWnd($strScreenCaptureFileName, $objActiveWindow, 0, 0, -1, -1, False) And these are the lines of code which select the "active" window:
       
      Local $objCurrentWindow = 9999 If _IsPressed("01") Then $objCurrentWindow = WinGetHandle("[ACTIVE]") If $objCurrentWindow <> $objMyGUI Then $objActiveWindow = $objCurrentWindow EndIf EndIf Sorry If I made stupid mistakes
      Thanks in advance.

      Francesco
    • WoodGrain
      By WoodGrain
      Hi All,
      I'd like to replace 'COMMA' with ',' for example:
      $myString = "COMMA" StringRegExpReplace($myString, 'COMMA', ',') Now I've tried escaping the ',' in various ways unsuccessfully, such as:
      '[,]'
      "[,]"
      '\,'
      [,] seems to work in the pattern, I just can't figure out how to use it in the replace, and it seems everyone online is only interested in removing/replacing commas lol.
      I also tried creating and using a variable as the replacement but also didn't work:
      $myComma = "," $myString = "COMMA" StringRegExpReplace($myString, 'COMMA', $myComma) I'm sure it's super simple if someone could point me in the right direction - thanks.
×