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Re: error with regular expression within package

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  • Subject: [mg86587] Re: error with regular expression within package
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 20:57:07 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <frasa2$1fo$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Ramiro,

in a mathematica string a backspace has to doubled, otherwise it is 

interpreted as escape character.

hope this helps, Daniel



ramiro wrote:

> Hi,

> 

> This must be very simple.  But with package below, I get the following 

> error:

> 

> << test.m

> Syntax::stresc: Unknown string escape \w.

> 

> Thanks, ramiro

> 

> test.m:

> 

> BeginPackage["testing`"]

> test::usage="test[t]"

> Begin["`Private`"]

> 

> test[t_]:=StringCases[t,RegularExpression["\w+"]]

> 

> End[]

> 

> EndPackage[]

> 




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