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Targeting Character Ranges with GREP

This article appeared in Issue 68 of InDesign Magazine.
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Bart Van de Wiele is a LinkedIn Learning author and public speaker currently working as a Principal Solutions Consultant at Adobe. Visit his website at
  • Dhafir Photo says:

    You must using the capturing group (…) and word boundaries b in order to limit the search to the exact range.
    b(3[6-9]|4[0-9]|5[0-2])b Matches the range 36-52
    But 3[6-9]|4[0-9]|5[0-2] matches every 36, 37, 38, …to 52, in any scalar sequence, such as: 136-152, and 360-520

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