[TxMt] Hard-coding a search string into a Macro
jippolito at maine.edu
Mon Jul 20 16:30:38 UTC 2009
I'm confused about how to record a macro using a pre-defined text
string *without* defaulting to whatever was last in my Find dialogue.
For example, for use after invoking Edit-in-TextMate for an email
reply, I recorded a trivial macro that searches for
"On dateblah Jane Rodriguez wrote:"
then captures the first name using something like this
^.+? (\w+) \w+ wrote:$
and finally plops this at the top of my reply:
(What can I say, I'm a lazy correspondent.)
I've tried setting the macro both to local and global clipboards, and
also editing the macro syntax (with which I'm not terribly familiar)
to something like this:
Seems like this should be easy, but I'm stuck--any help appreciated.
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