restrict-to-line expression

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restrict-to-line expression

Postby Vicious » Thu Feb 17, 2005 1:36 am

Hi,
maybe someone can help me with this topic:

I need a filter like that:

restrict to matching lines:
must begin with "<Russian>"

whenever such a line was found, a subfilter selects the part after "<Russian>" and converts the UTF-16 strings to CP1251 strings

and so on.

My files are in UTF-16, and I need to convert the content of each line to specific codepages, depending on the beginning of the line (can be "<Greek>" or "<Russian>" or "<Turkish>" and so on).

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Postby DataMystic Support » Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:39 am

You can't use a restriction for this - they are single-byte based. Instead, use a Unicode pattern match search/replace filter.

Try a pattern of

^\<Russian\>[^\r\n]*
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