[Mono-list] Regex dosen't recognize \s or \w ?

Agustin Gimenez geniwab at gmail.com
Wed Feb 4 18:49:44 UTC 2015

Not sure if that's a bug or not, but you can perfectly use " *?" to search
for zero or more spaces (I always try to use lazy search when possible, if
that's not your case remove the question mark after star), I have put that
inside quotes to denote the space before the star.


2015-02-04 16:03 GMT+01:00 mickeyf <mickey at thesweetoasis.com>:

> I am using Monodevelop,  with mono runtime on Ubuntu 12.04
> When I try to include \s or \w in my regex, I get 'Unrecognized escape
> sequence', Otherwise regex works as I'd expect. (But I freely admit to
> having limited experience with regex.)
> What have I missed? Or if \s is not available, how do I specify "zero or
> more spaces" ?
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