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Re: Regex to find long sentences in LaTeX


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: Regex to find long sentences in LaTeX
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 22:42:10 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Hi, can someone show me a regex to find sentences in LaTeX docs with more 
> than a
> certain number of words? I want to find all sentences with > 30
> words (I have a weakness for writing waffling sentences :-))
> I started to get something going in re-builder but it needs to allow
> LaTeX escape chars \{}[] (are there more?) within sentences as well as
> normal punctuation.

Emacs has some standard regular expressions for sentences and
paragraphs.  Check out the Elisp manual (info "(elisp) Standard
Regexps")

Joel

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