RegExpr for VB & VBA
RegExpr adds regular expressions to Visual Basic 5.0, 6.0 and VBA.
What's in it? RegExpr for VB & VBA is a source code module with support for a full range of regular expressions. Implemented as pure VB or VBA source code, it does not require any additional run-time libraries.
When do I need it? RegExpr lets you use regular expressions in Visual Basic 5.0, 6.0 and Office VBA as if they were built in the language itself.
Can I just use VB's built-in Like and Replace? Sure you can—if you're happy with the features they support. Regular expressions are much more. They can search for all character combinations, allow "Or" rules, verify the number of character occurrences, and support zero-width concepts such as word boundaries, end-of-line and "not followed by".
What's so great about RegExpr? RegExpr for VB & VBA implements a full range of regular expressions in pure source code. It doesn't require any external libraries or run-times. No DLLs to distribute.
What are the system requirements?
Supported expressionsRegExpr supports a wide range of regular expression types. Here is a short list. The help file has a complete list with instructions.
Advanced syntaxIf you already know regexes, you might be interested in knowing that RegExpr supports almost all possible regexes, such as:
Run the demo!
RegExpr for VB & VBA is available as a compiled demo EXE for Windows.
The real thing is an ordinary source code module. Pure VB and VBA.
Windows & Mac
Windows. RegExpr is compatible with all versions of Windows.
Mac. RegExpr is compatible with Office for Mac. The demo and help file are Windows-only. Use the Online Help for reference.