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add quotations to a multi-line string

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

hello world =)

I am having trouble adding quotes around the values of each line containing =.  For example, I would like lines 3 and 4 to read

Quote

$reg_changes[0][0] = "NON_ADMIN"

;adding quotes around NON_ADMIN

$reg_changes[0][1] = "Windows - Default Restart Button"

;adding quotes around "Windows - Default Restart Button" 

$string = 'Local $reg_changes[4][8]' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][1] = Windows - Default Restart Button' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][3] = Start_PowerButtonAction' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][5] = 4' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][7] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][1] = SnagIT Editor - Run in Background' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TechSmith\SnagIt\11' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][3] = AlwaysKeepEditorOpen' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][5] = 1' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][6] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][7] = snagit.exe|snagiteditor.exe' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][1] = Windows - Disable Auto Window Maximizing' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][3] = WindowArrangementActive' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][4] = REG_SZ' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][5] = 0' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][7] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][1] = Mouse Cursor - Display Pointer Trails' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Cursors' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][3] = Scheme Source' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][5] = 0' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][7] = ' & @CRLF

$string2 = StringRegExpReplace($string, "=[\S]*", '="[\S]*', "$1")

ConsoleWrite($string2 & @crlf)

thank you in advance!

Edited by gcue

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$string2 = StringRegExpReplace($string, "((?<==\s).+)", '"$1"')

should do.


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

In this example the first three stringRegExpReplace functions puts everything following "=" and a space (like text, digits or nothing) in between double quotes.

The last example stringRegExpReplace function does not put following digits in double quotes.

$string = 'Local $reg_changes[4][8]' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][1] = Windows - Default Restart Button' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][3] = Start_PowerButtonAction' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][5] = 4' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[0][7] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][1] = SnagIT Editor - Run in Background' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TechSmith\SnagIt\11' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][3] = AlwaysKeepEditorOpen' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][5] = 1' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][6] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[1][7] = snagit.exe|snagiteditor.exe' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][1] = Windows - Disable Auto Window Maximizing' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][3] = WindowArrangementActive' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][4] = REG_SZ' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][5] = 0' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[2][7] = ' & @CRLF
$string &= '' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][0] = NON_ADMIN' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][1] = Mouse Cursor - Display Pointer Trails' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][2] = HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Cursors' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][3] = Scheme Source' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][4] = REG_DWORD' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][5] = 0' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][6] = Requires Restart To Take Effect' & @CRLF
$string &= '$reg_changes[3][7] = ' & @CRLF

MsgBox(0, "StringRegExpReplace($string, ""(?m)\h+([^=\v]*)$"", ' ""$1""')", StringRegExpReplace($string, "(?m)\h+([^=\v]*)$", ' "$1"'))
MsgBox(0, "StringRegExpReplace($string, ""=\h*(.*)"",  '= ""$1""')",        StringRegExpReplace($string, "=\h*(.*)", '= "$1"'))
MsgBox(0, "StringRegExpReplace($string, ""(?<=\=\h)(.*)"",  '""$1""')",     StringRegExpReplace($string, "(?<=\=\h)(.*)", '"$1"'))


$string2 = '"' & StringRegExpReplace($string, "(?<=\=\h)(.*)", '" & _Test("$1") & "') & '"'
;MsgBox(0,"",$string2)
MsgBox(0, "Function _Test() used", Execute($string2))


Func _Test($Text)
    If $Text <> "" And StringRegExp($Text, "\D+") = 0 Then
        Return $Text
    Else
        Return '"' & $Text & '"'
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_Test

 

 

 

Edited by Malkey
(?<=\=\h) can also be (?<==\h)

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thank you for your help!

jchd, the pattern you provided for some reason adds a vertical linefeed before the second quote

Malkey, same with your second pattern

cant see where its being added in either case

thank you again!

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nvm it was my fault..

thank you again!

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