Regexp editor

Graham sweeney276 at
Fri Aug 31 13:30:50 BST 2007

On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 13:15:06 +0200
André Somers <andre at> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> I find myself once in awhile needing a regexp editor. KDE has
> KRegExpEditor, but I have never felt quite a home in it. I don't
> think it's representation is particulary clear, nor do I find it
> quite intuitive how to operate it. Quite some time ago, I made my own
> regexp builder. This one represents the expression as a tree (one
> line per part of the expression) and does so using natural language
> as much as possible.

Yes, occasionally I need one, and yes, I found KRegExpEditor not to be
all that I wanted.

It was then I started getting to know regex through the various pages
on the net.  I remember I started with this brief guide:

Couldn't the builder refer to other sites that would explain the
process in more detail?



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