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How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

#1 How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

Posted by: maki | Date: 2019-05-22 14:50 | IP: IP Logged

How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

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#2 Re: How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

Posted by: pspad | Date: 2019-05-22 15:30 | IP: IP Logged

1 to 3 characters: x{1,3}
on or more characters: x{1,}
or
on or more characters: x.

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#3 Re: How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

Posted by: maki | Date: 2019-05-24 07:09 | IP: IP Logged

But why is the highlight of the result disappearing when the cursor is positioned elsewhere?

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#4 Re: How do find one or two or three or more separate characters in one line at the beginning?

Posted by: pspad | Date: 2019-05-24 07:28 | IP: IP Logged

Because you move cursor elsewhere else?

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