[tpm] New Regex question
janes.rob at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 16:37:45 PDT 2012
That's what I thought.
Until I tried it. The second use case does not work with $1.
On Oct 27, 2012 7:22 PM, "Uri Guttman" <uri at stemsystems.com> wrote:
> On 10/27/2012 06:57 PM, Rob Janes wrote:
>> $1 doesn't work.
>> \1 is the characters matched while $1 is the pattern matched.
>> It only matters if u want to match pure string.
> that is wrong. both are only references to a grab which is always a
> string. you can use \1 in the regex to match what you have previously
> matched and grabbed. $1 is used in the replacement or after the regex to
> get what was grabbed. neither contains a regex.
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