Tag: regular expression / regex

Regular Expressions in Writer (LibreOffice): A Complete Guide

Table of contents 1. How does search using regular expressions differ from regular search? Why use regular expressions for search and replace 2. Features of regular expression search Writer (LibreOffice) 3. How to enable regular expression search in Writer (LibreOffice) 4. Writer (LibreOffice) regular expression syntax 4.1 Literal meaning of symbols 4.2 Any character 4.3 Character ranges 4.4 Specifying the...

Finding multiline matches with PHP regular expressions

Multiline in PHP regular expressions By default, regular expressions in PHP look for matches within the same string. And in this case, the symbol “.” (dot) which is usually described as “anything” actually means “anything but a new line”. This default behavior can be overridden with a pattern modifier in case you need to find matches that extend beyond a...
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