Useful Regex Expressions

In this page, we list useful regex expressions. You could use regex expressions on find and replace methods.

Reordering any data

(.*?) means everything on regex. If you have a time format like 01-12-1995, you could capture it like this : (.*?)-(.*?)-(.*?) . On find section, you should write that to capture all time format. On replace section, you could reorder this information. For example, $2-$1-$3 will return you 12-01-1995. 1, 2 and 3 means their order.

Cleaning empty lines

With this regex expression, you could remove any empty line from your content. Leave replace field empty and paste to find field this :

^[ \t]*$\r?\n

Trim or remove empty spaces

With this expressions, you could trim your content on the left and right side. Leave replace field empty and paste to find field this :

^[ \t]+

Get Last Word From String

You could get last word from string with find&replace expressions.

Find : (.*)\s(.\w*)
Replace : $2