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On 27 October 2013 18:50, Tim Lloyd <> wrote:
unless I am reading this wrong - Yes!

Position yourself anywhere in a doc.

Find and Replace
Search for XXX
Replace with YYY
Press "Replace All"

All occurrences of XXX should be replaced by YYY

If you press "replace" it will only look forward and then ask you whether to
check the rest of the doc.

I think you read my question incorrectly.

Specifically, I am able to use regular expressions to search for a one
to many-digit number:
But I want to leave the number (whatever it may be) in place and
insert a tab immediately after it. I expected I should be able to use:
but LO is interpreting the \1 *literally* instead of as a backreference.


T. R. Valentine
A rich heart may be under a poor coat.

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