Drew Tomlinson wrote:
Never mind. My mistake. The above does work in gvim. I had a "."
(dot) after http:.
Daniel Bye wrote:
On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 09:15:25AM -0700, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
I'm trying to do a search and replace in vim. I have lines like this:
I'm want to match "http:*" and stop matching at the first ";". My
basic regex is:
But it's matching *all* the semi-colons. Thus I've Googled and
tried various incatations to try and make my regex "non-greedy" but
I can't seem to come up with the correct combination.
How can I write a regex that stops matching at the first semi-colon?
Tested in vi, not vim:
Thanks for your reply. I tried it in vim (or more specifically, gvim
7.2) and your example matches all semi-colons. However in vi, it does
stop at the first semi-colon as you say.
Can anyone please explain the difference?
Thanks Mel & Dan!
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