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How to detect syntax and change the colour of the string using regex RRS feed

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  • Hi guys I'm new to visual basics & started learning it today. I've created a notepad using Rich Text Box. What i want to do now is to integrate regex to highlight the syntax of the strings that are entered continuously (like in notepad++ & programmer's notepad). The string would contain only words and numbers. I want the words to be displayed in blue colour and the numbers in red. Please guide me.

    one more question..when i'm trying to import regex, it shows syntax error..how do i get to setup regex ???

    I've searched regarding this but nothin has been explained in detail. Pardon me for being a noob.

    • Moved by eryang Monday, February 14, 2011 8:17 AM (From:Regular Expressions)
    Wednesday, February 2, 2011 10:43 PM

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    Thursday, February 3, 2011 5:32 AM