What does the regular expression mean?.

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What does the regular expression mean?.

Post by iosman001 » Wed May 13, 2020 4:59 pm


I use Ranorex Spy to view applications , my application's path is


In regular expression ,to represent a blank space , by \s or \S.
Single char \ means changing its meaning.
I don't know what dows \ mean in Ranorex path here?
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Are there some diffriences between standard regular expression and Ranorex regular expression?
BTW all attributes represented in path are in Ranorex Spy, right?

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Re: What does the regular expression mean?.

Post by ahoisl » Thu May 14, 2020 1:19 pm

Are you sure you copied the RanoreXPath correctly? Usually, Ranorex only adds backslashes in regular expressions to signal a white spaces.
I.e. "Ranorex Studio" will be the regex "Ranorex\ Studio".
And in newer versions it also uses the StartsWith '>' operator rather than regular expressions.

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