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Search-Replace: how to replace with nothing (delete selected –all– results)

asked 2021-05-03 09:24:35 +0200

Earendil gravatar image

updated 2021-06-02 20:04:13 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hello, I hope someone has an idea on this. I am selecting all highlighted digits in a document/selection and I would like to delete them all (not just the highlighting, but the digits themselves). Tried replace all with nothing but it does not work. Thank you in advance.

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Once selected, press Delete or Backspace.

But you can Find . (a point), and replace by nothing, checking Regular expressions and Current selection only.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-05-03 19:04:57 +0200 )edit

Thank you LeroyG, actually I just tried with \t{2} checking Regular expressions and Current selection only. I do not have Delete on my keyboard, but I tried Backspace and it did not work. Tried cmd+x and it did not work. The only thing that works is the scissors/cut button in the menu bar...

Earendil gravatar imageEarendil ( 2021-05-04 09:36:59 +0200 )edit

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answered 2021-05-03 09:29:10 +0200

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Found it, I clicked on the cut button in the menu bar.

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