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Old 04-02-2020, 07:59 AM
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Hi guys! Please, consult me a bit. I need to change nested quotes and I want to find in my document all the cases in which there are two opening quotes in a row, without a closing quote between them.


So, I want to find cases like this:


Quote:
«Bla bla «Bla bla»
but not like this



Quote:
«Bla bla» «Bla bla»
My question is how to make it using wildcards? How to match any number of any characters except the one (» in my case)? Because if I write expression like this
Quote:
«([!»]{1,})«
it does not work. My Word even says that it is incorrect. Thanks a lot in advance!
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Try:
Find = ^0171[!^0187]@^0171
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Fantastic, thanks!


This only weird thing is that it starts finding anything after I pressed "Find Next" 30 times. It seems it finds something invisible first... But still it works! Thanks!
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