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Hello everyone

I don't know much about regular expressions.  I have a string $clippie which is text that uses @CRLF for line breaks.  I would like to delete everything from the second @CRLF to the third @CRLF (in other words, I want to delete the third line from the text).  Can I use just one line of StringRegExpReplace for that, and if so, how would that work?

Right now I accomplish this as follows (don't laugh):

$clippie = ClipGet ()
$clippie = StringReplace ($clippie, @CRLF, @CRLF & "<<<<<", 2)
$clippie = StringReplace ($clippie, @CRLF, ">>>>>" & @CRLF, 3)
$clippie = StringReplace ($clippie, "<<<<<", "", 1)
$clippie = StringReplace ($clippie, ">>>>>", "", 2)
$clippie = StringRegExpReplace ($clippie, "<<<<<.+>>>>>", "")

Thanks

Samuel

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$s = "aaa" & @CRLF & "bbb" & @CRLF & "ccc" & @CRLF & "ddd" & @CRLF & "eee"
$s = StringRegExpReplace($s, "((?:.*?\R){2}).*?\R(?s)(.*)", "$1$2")
ConsoleWrite($s & @LF)

 


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Exactly, it even offers a way to debug a pattern and look it work step by step along the subject. Keep the engine setting to PCRE as it matches what AutoIt uses.


This wonderful site allows debugging and testing regular expressions (many flavors available). An absolute must have in your bookmarks.
Another excellent RegExp tutorial. Don't forget downloading your copy of up-to-date pcretest.exe and pcregrep.exe here
RegExp tutorial: enough to get started
PCRE v8.33 regexp documentation latest available release and currently implemented in AutoIt beta.

SQLitespeed is another feature-rich premier SQLite manager (includes import/export). Well worth a try.
SQLite Expert (freeware Personal Edition or payware Pro version) is a very useful SQLite database manager.
An excellent eBook covering almost every aspect of SQLite3: a must-read for anyone doing serious work.
SQL tutorial (covers "generic" SQL, but most of it applies to SQLite as well)
A work-in-progress SQLite3 tutorial. Don't miss other LxyzTHW pages!
SQLite official website with full documentation (may be newer than the SQLite library that comes standard with AutoIt)

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