Regular Expressions

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FileLocator Pro provides extensive regular expression support using either a Perl compatible syntax or a classic syntax.


Perl compatible syntax


Perl compatible regexp syntax is based around the Boost regular expression engine and includes not only the functionality of the 'classic' regular expression engine but also additional Perl style expression enhancements detailed here:

Boost: Perl Regular Expression Syntax



Classic syntax


FileLocator Pro's classic regexp syntax supports the most commonly used regular expression elements, which is the subject of this section. To continue go to the Quick Start section.


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