January 18th, 2010, 02:15 PM
Find & Replace in Eclipse
I have a file that contains the following:
<definition name="page" value="xyxa">
<definition name="page" value="xyxfaa">
<definition name="page" value="xyewrewfex">
<definition name="page" value="xyfdadfadfx">
<definition name="page" value="xyxfdafddaf">
<definition name="page" value="xyxdfa">
I am trying to replace the value="...." with just value="" for now. Basically im trying to replace anythign in a value attribute with a blank. How can i do this? I am using eclipse search to do this.
January 18th, 2010, 05:43 PM
No idea how to do it in Eclipse, but this is how I would do it (in Windows):
- Open the file in Notepad++
- Open the search and replace dialog (Ctrl + H)
- Enter the following in the search for box: value=".+"
- Enter the following in the replace with box: value=""
- Set the search mode to regular expression
- Click the replace all button
If you have more than one file, you can use Notepad++'s "Find in Files" option
January 19th, 2010, 03:59 PM
In eclipse, you can use find/replace as a regexp as long as you click the "regexp" button. Due to a java problem on my box, I can't actually test this, but:
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