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Hello everyone,

I am new at regex and I have read several tutorials but I still can't find my answer, which is, is there a way to parse using 2 different patterns?

For example,


Sorry for being vague. To explain it in sentences, I am parsing source (.*cpp) files and I am trying to find the following:



Sounds easy, however, some source files have it like the following:



Is there anyway that I could search on two patterns?

Thank you for any help.
 
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You can build a pattern from 2 patterns using the logical OR operator.

X|Y means match either X or Y, and if you use groups...

"(some regular expression)|(another regular expression)" will match either expression.

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My gosh. How did I missed that? Thanks Henry!
 
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