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Topic Title: RegEx evaluator changed in v11?
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Created On: 11/28/2017 08:26 AM
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 11/28/2017 08:26 AM
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Artisan (200-499)

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I am currently converting tasks from v10 to v11. I have a task I am working to convert where so far I have found several issues which I have either already posted about or created a ticket.

Another issue I have found, but was able to fix (hopefully) is a Regular Expression I am using in v10 but is not working in v11.

I have a task that parses a text file and does some cleaning prior to reformatting the data into a new file. This particular steps looks for text in each row that would look something like this: Line 12345 successfully processed. 

The RegEx I was using to find that text was "Line \d* successfully processed." (Sans quotes). In v11, this no longer works. I even tried replacing "\d*" with "\d+", which in a regex tester program, works correctly.

I finally was able to get it to work by updating the AM step to use RegEx expression: "Line \d{1,10} successfully processed." Of course, this would only work as long as the line # values are smaller than 10 digits, in which case I would have to update the RegEx again. Any idea why this changed in v11?

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 11/29/2017 06:24 AM
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Leonard Amabile

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Hi James,

We found a regex issue using the asterisk:

23249 - TEXT (REPLACE): regular expression .XML.* provides different results in v11 than in v10

This has been corrected in the upcoming v11.0.2 release. However, please provide a sample of what worked in v10 for you so we can test it in v11.0.2 and make sure that your issue is addressed with this correction.


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