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Re: Searching for >> not >>>



In article <58421c87b2list01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Martin
<list01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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 Sethird!

Searching for the correct expression can be a battle, can't it?

I find that it's often quicker in such cases to S&R the unwanted string
first:
S: >>>
R: YYY

Then search for your '>>'.

Then put the triples back:
S: YYY
R: >>>

That assumes "YYY" isn't used elsewhere, obviously.

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