CM Search and Replace (CMSR) - Using Regex

Using Regex

A  regular expression (abbreviated regex or regexp and sometimes called a regular expression) is a sequence of characters that define a search pattern, mainly for use in pattern matching with strings, or string matching. 

  • You can place Regex inside the From String and To String 
  • Make sure to checkbox the Regex option once doing this

Some examples of Regex can be found in here:

You can use Regex in the search and replace rules to create more specific and defined replace rules. 

There are several tutorials on how to write Regex expressions linke this  http://www.regular-expressions.info/examples.html or http://regexr.com/

The video below explain this by providing an example


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