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Re: AW: st: replace-all can crash do-file


From   Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: AW: st: replace-all can crash do-file
Date   Sun, 16 May 2010 17:32:34 -0400

I have to qualify my remarks. I was referring to limitations of
-regexm- and related commands. I know nothing about the do file editor
in Windows.

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> Stata's regular expression parser has many limitations, but this is
> not one of them. The "^" has told the parser to look only for digits
> at the start of a line.
>
Hewan wrote:

> For example, if you type ^[0-9]+ in the "find what" box, it finds all
> expressions of a series of digits in the do file. But it only find
> those digit series that are at the very beginning of a line, not those
> that are somewhere in the middle of a line, or even those that start
> at a line after one space.
>

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