[TxMt] TODO bundle, add \ref{} item

Paul McCann paul.mccann at adelaide.edu.au
Fri Jul 27 09:02:22 UTC 2007

Hi Baptiste,

> Working on a big latex project, I find the TODO bundle very useful  
> for custom notes. Now I would like to add a TODO item which scans  
> the project for the regular expression /\ref{}/ , that is an empty  
> reference, and list them together with a few words of the paragraph  
> they belong to. I just don't understand regular expressions well  
> enough to do that!

Something like


in the Pattern section of the preferences ought to be enough. The  
double backslash gives a "real" backslash (it's usually used to  
escape other characters, such as the "\s*" to denote any amount of  
space between the braces above, or conversely, again as above, to  
indicate a *literal* brace). Having the "\s*" inside the braces means  
that if you accidentally leave blank space inside it'll still be  


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