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How do I search regular expression in Zmacs?
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 90 23:08 EST
From: barmar@Think.COM (Barry Margolin)
Also, neither Query Replace nor Replace String
permit extended searching, so I'm not sure how you'd delete just the
strings that matched a search.
Write a keyboard macro that repeatedly searches, queries if you like
using c-X Q, then edits what's at the position found by the search.
I used to do this all the time back when I was a hardware designer,
and I still do it occasionally.
Now that Lotus 1-2-3 has made keyboard macros mainstream, we don't have
to apologize any more for not having a more polished facility for this
sort of thing, right? :-}