Notepad++ Find and Replace numbers in square brackets

Useful ApplicationsI was working with some text the other day which included a lot of references using numbers in square brackets; I needed to remove this text and wanted an easy way of doing it.

I did a little research and found that Notepad++, an application I already use, can do regular expression find and replace.

The regular expression for a number surrounded by square brackets is:

[(d+)]

To use the…

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Notepad++ Find and Replace numbers in square brackets

I was working with some text the other day which included a lot of references using numbers in square brackets; I needed to remove this text and wanted an easy way of doing it. I did a little research and found that Notepad++, an application I already use, can do regular expression find and replace.

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