Re: [code] [textadept] Textadept 9 poll: Lua patterns or Regex?

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 21:14:27 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Richard,

On Mon, 4 Jul 2016, Richard Philips wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> does TRE support an equivalent for `%b()` ?
> I read through the documentation but did not find anything.
> I really would miss `%b()` ....

No, I do not believe there is a TRE equivalent to Lua's `%b()`. Initial
internet searches for "regex balanced parentheses` are not yielding
anything useful at the moment. This certainly would be a downside to
picking regex over Lua. I'll have to see if there's a viable workaround.


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