How to use RegExp replace in Eclipse

Here is a quick tip for when you want to replace some text in your code.

Say that you have many HTML attributes like and you want to replace them with . Then you must search for and replace with . Note that you need to escape the $ with a backslash for Eclipse to do its work. If you omit it, Eclipse will simply not work and not complain.

2 Replies to “How to use RegExp replace in Eclipse”

  1. While I wanted to capture some hyperlinks I found this regular expression useful, hope this help some people who are trying to capture hyperlinks in search.

    Regular Expression is :


    I am sure that could have been done in easy way, but that was all I knew.

    with best regards,

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