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Subject: Re: Bug in RegEx-Handling

Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 20:11:40 +0200


Can you send me an example? It's always easier to have something to look at.

// Dan

PS: If you create useful scripts you are welcome to send them to me and I might include them in future versions.

Kolja wrote:
> Dear Sir or Madam,
> I just discovered a bug in Flash Renamers RegEx Routine. When you use a RegEx which captures part of the filename and uses it in the replacement part, and this happens more than once in a single filename, the second and later replacements use the same match-texts caught by the first match, so wrong text is used in the replacements.
> Currently this can be circumvented by limiting RegEx Search-Replace actions to match only once, and running that regex multiple times.
> For those who like a more practical style there is the possibility to use the scripting to circumvent this problem. I used a JavaScript based Script to clean up some more filename problems (i.e. remove not wanted dots (".") within a filename.
> Yours, Kolja

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