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How to remove all text between <>?

asked 2017-07-12 15:14:05 +0100

VictoriaRachel gravatar image

I would like to find any cases of <> and replace them and all the text enclosed in a Calc document.

I cannot find an expression that allows for an unknown number of wildcards between the brackets. I also think it is treating the < and > as special characters but they do not seem to be able to be made exempt using \, so nothing is coming up when I search.

Any suggestions?

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answered 2017-07-12 15:28:44 +0100

JohnSUN gravatar image

Try Left angle bracket-Dot-Asterisk-Right angle bracket (<.*>) and check Regular expression option

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answered 2017-07-12 15:38:32 +0100

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Either with wildcards enabled search <*> or with regular expressions enabled search <.*>

For the regular expression engine used in LibreOffice < and > are not regex meta characters or operators, see also http://userguide.icu-project.org/stri...

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