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Re: [libreoffice-users] Regular Expressions


Thank you, Brian.

That was exactly what I needed

Keith


On 10/5/19 1:46 pm, Brian Barker wrote:
At 11:13 10/05/2019 +1000, Keith Bates wrote:
I have a text document that contains various mark up tags such as </verse>. It's a list of song lyrics from OpenLP. I want to strip off all the tags- the <,> and the text between. I know search and replace with Regular Expressions will do it for me, but I have a brain block when it comes to Reg Ex. Can somebody please tell me how to do this?

Search for: <[^>]*>
Replace with: (nothing)

Explanation:
[^>] matches any character except ">".
[^>]* matches zero or more of such characters.
<[^>]*> matches "<", any text not including ">", and ">", i.e. everything from "<" up to and including the first ">" thereafter.

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker


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[libreoffice-users] Regular ExpressionsKeith Bates <keith@new-life.org.au>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Regular ExpressionsBrian Barker <b.m.barker@btinternet.com>
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