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Can I ignore linebreaks in Regex Singleline mode?

I want to match some HTML string using Regex but the linebreaks are getting me.

Is there a way to just completely ignore linebreaks in my regular expression?

If not, how would I specify a linebreak in the regex? I know how to do begin
line/end line but that only works in non-singleline mode right?


if I have:

<div%gt;Some text
Some more text on next line

how would I match those 3 lines together ?
Dec 31 '06 #1
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Here's a document that explains the Singleline and Multiline options:

..NET Framework Developer's Guide
Regular Expression Options

Singleline changes the meaning of the "." character and Multiline changes
the meaning of the "^" and "$" characters.

Dave Sexton

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>I want to match some HTML string using Regex but the linebreaks are getting

Is there a way to just completely ignore linebreaks in my regular

If not, how would I specify a linebreak in the regex? I know how to do
line/end line but that only works in non-singleline mode right?


if I have:

<div%gt;Some text
Some more text on next line

how would I match those 3 lines together ?

Jan 1 '07 #2

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