Thursday, December 2, 2010

Notepad++ RegEx Search Plugin

(Using the basecode NppExec plugin)
(Powered by Boost::Regex -- perl)

> press F6 or goto plugins->adreNppExec->execute

example regex:
string\ one|string2

> add the example regex on the first line,
> press "RegEx Search", will search the first line only.

- click on save to save your RegEx
- will automatically select a custom language settings (highlighter)
-=-= to create a new language click on View -> User Defined Dialogue -> create new

Known bugs:
- will only search files that are saved on disks
- will process UTF-8 encoded files only