5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

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dwg
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Feature Request: Regular expressions in text search

Post by dwg » Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:24 am

For the PDF text search functions please allow regular expressions. Your competitors do. This should be easy to implement with the .NET Regex class.

dwg
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5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by dwg » Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:30 am

Why can't you allow for regular expressions in the SearchText() function? Also v14 SearchText works terribly compared to v9 PDFSearchText, what did you do to this function?? No way I can upgrade!

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Loïc » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:18 am

Hi,

Regular expression for search should be implemented within 6 months.
Also we've improved a lot the text search function in latest minor release, you should obtain far better result than any previous version with it.

Kind regards,

Loïc

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Re: Feature Request: Regular expressions in text search

Post by Gabriela » Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:25 pm

Hello,

This feature is already on our road-map for PDF documents. We will keep you notified.
Kind regards,

Gabriela
GdPicture Team

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Jojoshua » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:18 pm

Is this feature now available?

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Gabriela » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:51 pm

Hi,

Unfortunately, still not. But now it is tagged with high priority and ready for development in the very near future. We will keep you updated.
Kind regards,

Gabriela
GdPicture Team

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Gabriela » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:59 pm

Hello,

The minor release 14.1.6 https://www.gdpicture.com/products/version-history/ contains improved functionality of Search methods. You can apply either Ordinal or InvariantCulture comparison when searching as of now, that means you can search using accents or not. This is applicable in GdPicturePDF class as well as in both GdViewer and WPF GdViewer controls.
http://guides.gdpicture.com/content/web ... hText.html
Reg-Ex search is still on our roadmap.
Kind regards,

Gabriela
GdPicture Team

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by dwg » Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:30 pm

It would make going to the latest version of GdPicture much easier if you would finally get this implemented...STILL WAITING why is this so hard??

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by dwg » Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:26 pm

No response? If you don't want to implement regular expressions in text searches just tell us.

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Hugo » Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:43 pm

Hi Dwg,

This has been created quite a while ago. The reason it was not implemented before is because we have had more critical issues and this was only requested by you. Although you are important to us we had other features that were already in development at the time.

Currently this feature is at the top of our priority list but still requires some dev work. I cannot give you any eta on this sadly.

Thank you for patience.

Regards,

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by igor » Tue May 19, 2020 12:23 pm

Hi,

I'm joining this request. We would also like to be able to search using regular expression. It would be great if you could integrate it with DocuVieware search snap-in.
Regards,
Igor Paszewski
FileHold Systems Inc.

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Re: 5 years since I asked about regular expressions in search...

Post by Hugo » Fri May 22, 2020 3:53 pm

Igor,

Thank you for showing your interest in the implementation of this feature. This will be taken into account when this task is brought up.

Thank you also for your patience.

Regards

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