FindReplaceOptionsUseSubstitutions Property

Gets or sets a boolean value indicating whether to recognize and use substitutions within replacement patterns. The default value is false.

Namespace:  Aspose.Words.Replacing
Assembly:  Aspose.Words (in Aspose.Words.dll) Version: 21.5.0

ExpandedSyntax

public bool UseSubstitutions { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Boolean

ExpandedRemarks

For the details on substitution elements please refer to: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/base-types/substitutions-in-regular-expressions.

ExpandedExamples

Shows how to recognize and use substitutions within replacement patterns.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

builder.Write("Jason gave money to Paul.");

Regex regex = new Regex(@"([A-z]+) gave money to ([A-z]+)");

FindReplaceOptions options = new FindReplaceOptions();
options.UseSubstitutions = true;

// Using legacy mode does not support many advanced features, so we need to set it to 'false'.
options.LegacyMode = false;

doc.Range.Replace(regex, @"$2 took money from $1", options);

Assert.AreEqual(doc.GetText(), "Paul took money from Jason.\f");
Shows how to replace the text with substitutions.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

builder.Writeln("John sold a car to Paul.");
builder.Writeln("Jane sold a house to Joe.");

// We can use a "FindReplaceOptions" object to modify the find-and-replace process.
FindReplaceOptions options = new FindReplaceOptions();

// Set the "UseSubstitutions" property to "true" to get
// the find-and-replace operation to recognize substitution elements.
// Set the "UseSubstitutions" property to "false" to ignore substitution elements.
options.UseSubstitutions = useSubstitutions;

Regex regex = new Regex(@"([A-z]+) sold a ([A-z]+) to ([A-z]+)");
doc.Range.Replace(regex, @"$3 bought a $2 from $1", options);

Assert.AreEqual(
    useSubstitutions
        ? "Paul bought a car from John.\rJoe bought a house from Jane."
        : "$3 bought a $2 from $1.\r$3 bought a $2 from $1.", doc.GetText().Trim());

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