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[php-dev] Simple search utility

Searching for a pattern in a specified project or file is now available, with the TextSearcher utility.

 

For example - searching for variables pattern in the current file or project:

final TextSearcher searcher = TextSearcherFactory.createSearcher(project or file, "\\$[a-zA-Z_]*");

searcher.search(new NullProgressMonitor() / null);

final List results = searcher.getResults();

 

1)     The result list elements are of type FileMatch (holds IFile, offset and length).

2)     There are many factories that construct the search utility – available through TextSearcherFactory

3)     The search pattern should follow the pattern class rules: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/regex/Pattern.html so never let the user search directly with the utility.

4)     The implementation is based on org.eclipse.search plug-in.

 

Bests,

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Roy Ganor

Software Engineer, R&D

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