I was working with some text the other day which included a lot of references using numbers in square brackets; I needed to remove this text and wanted an easy way of doing it.
I did a little research and found that Notepad++, an application I already use, can do regular expression find and replace.
The regular expression for a number surrounded by square brackets is:
To use the regular expression in find and replace, enter the regular expression into the Find what box and change the Search Mode to Regular expression:
When you hit Replace, or Replace All, the regular expression will be used to repalce the matching text with the supplied replacement value.
After posting about a couple of useful websites, I thought I’d do a useful application. Flashback Express can be sued to record short training or demo videos. While it can be used to capture the webcam, I have been using it to record the screen and sounds; for one video I needed to record both myself and someone else speaking and Flashback Express easily allowed me to capture sound from both the microphone and speakers.
Videos are recorded in a native format, but can be both exported to WMV or MP4 as well as exported directly to a YouTube channel.
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