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Re: Regex to find long sentences in LaTeX

From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: Regex to find long sentences in LaTeX
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 20:39:31 +0200
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Am Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2008 schrieb address@hidden:
> 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.
> Or maybe a regex isn't the best thing for this?

Why not simple do an incremental search for Sentence-end (probably a dot 
followed by one or two spaces)? Than all sentence-ends will be highlighted. 
You may scroll the buffer and watch the distances.

Andreas Roehler
> Thanks very much,
> Jim

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