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1 436 posted 11 years ago by metoikos
Matches text between each pair of asterisks (see URL above for demo) **Example:** Make text between asterisks bold, like in Textile (in Ruby): `test.gsub(/(\*)+([^.*?$]+)+(\*)/, '<strong>\\2</strong>')`
0 895 posted 11 years ago by inko9nito
These five characters should be replaced with their HTML entity names before being used in XML, otherwise they may cause the XML to be invalid.
0 808 posted 11 years ago by adrianparr
This snippet replaces all three different version strings in file `verid.h` using regular expressions with the value of properties `$(Major)`, `%(Minor)`, `$(SP)` and `$(Build)` when the property `$(Label)` has value _true_. To run this project you...
0 704 posted 12 years ago by cappellin
replace foo -> bar in all .txt files down the tree Dunno why, the syntax highlighter adds \3's to the code. Try plain text.
0 605 posted 12 years ago by jarnaldich
Searches down the current directory every file whose name matches (case insensitively) {{file_pattern}} for the regexp {{text}}.
0 415 posted 12 years ago by jarnaldich
it parses given string and returns 1st number it encounters ( it will replace comas with dots so floats formatted as 12,345 could be 12.345 ( some countries use that ) ) then u can parse returned value as a number / float / int - do what You need...
0 511 posted 12 years ago by stryju
This regular expression used in Ruby will extract the characters between single or multi-character delimiters. It helps when you have strange delimiters such as \":delimeter1: text I want to grab goes here :delimiter2:\"
0 525 posted 12 years ago by webonomic
I\'m trying to find an expression to match a whole sentence. So really the pattern is the regex of the subject.
1 669 posted 12 years ago by thefrosty
0 825 posted 12 years ago by peceps
Youtube ID simple extractor
1 416 posted 12 years ago by jhonqwerty
useful in conjunction with curl and examining headers
0 497 posted 12 years ago by thiswayup
As an example – will find and replace all `<b>` elements with `<strong>`
0 758 posted 12 years ago by jayphen
check the original blogpost for more how-to examples
0 527 posted 12 years ago by magicrebirth
Use this regex search in Dreamweaver's find/replace to remove any html tag attributes
1 1174 posted 12 years ago by bjornredemption
0 503 posted 12 years ago by traeregan
Remove breaklines / html formatting
2 430 posted 12 years ago by derekholmes
A very liberal validation of phone number. Assures there are at least 10 digits in there somewhere.
1 425 posted 12 years ago by housecor
This function trims a string and removes empty entries in a comma delimited list, removes extra commas from the beginning and end and also remove extra space characters between words.
1 675 posted 12 years ago by adrianparr
I\'ve added an additional case to handle videos linked from a user\'s channel.
2 733 posted 12 years ago by Jamie
0 500 posted 12 years ago by krlogin11
2 393 posted 12 years ago by dalcacer
A source to help you interpreting URLs in plain text as a HTML link. It's an improvement of what was proposed here : http://snipplr.com/view/2371/regex-regular-expression-to-match-a-url/
3 641 posted 12 years ago by keevkilla
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