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gmb1994
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Filter help selecting middle-of-line punctuation or symbol

Post by gmb1994 » Wed Nov 30, 2005 7:45 am

How can I select (extract) all lines that include hyphenated names, for example:
Osler-Weber
Turner-Wilson
abc-def

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Post by DataMystic Support » Thu Dec 01, 2005 5:49 pm

Use Filters\Extract\Extract Matching lines, with a perl pattern of

.+\-.+

ie match one or more characters before and after the -
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