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Re: [vox-tech] Using awk or perl to find and replace
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Re: [vox-tech] Using awk or perl to find and replace

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Ken Bloom wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 08:57:03AM -0800, Trevor M. Lango wrote:
> > >   s/h\.(.*?)\.JPG/$1.h.JPG/g;
> > >
> > > instead, so it will minimal match instead of do a greedy match.
> > 
> > Okay I am not having any success.  Perhaps I need to be more specific - I am 
> > trying to scan through html files to replace the image references in lines 
> > like this one:
> > 
> >        <img align=right src="/IMAGES/C/h.I-LP-CEUR-AD.003.jpg"
> > 
> > In this particular example, I need to replace:
> > 
> >     h.I-LP-CEUR-AD.003.jpg
> > 
> > with:
> > 
> >     I-LP-CEUR-AD.003.h.jpg
> > 
> > Thank you for your responses!
> Capitalization counts. If the files are named with a .jpg, then your
> regexp pattern has to say .jpg. If the files are named with a .JPG,
> then your regexp pattern has to say .JPG. There is a flag that you can
> add at the end (were the g is) to do a case insensitive match, but not
> to do a case insensitive, but not to make the replacement string case
> insensitive.

Add an i to the end of the statement:


However, this will match files that start with a lowercase h as well as an 
uppercase H.  If that's fine, then this regex will do the job.


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