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Re: Searching for >> not >>>

In article <00eca61f-7791-7ee8-17b4-079e7e35e5fa@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
   Steve Drain <steve@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 14/02/2020 09:54, Martin wrote:
> > I am sure this should be simple ... but how do I search for instances
> > of ">>" but I do not want ">>>" to be included?
> > 
> > Everything I have tried includes instances of the two characters,
> > even if they were preceeded by the third!

> In a simple test this worked: ">>"~">"

But it also finds the second two of 3!

In theory {">>"}2 might work, but does not find any.

If there is a space in front  " >>"~">" works.

I suspect Fred's a bit busy atm, but hopefully he can give a better

Richard Torrens.
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