GREP help for social media name formatting

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      Richard S

      Hi guys, I’ve been trying to get my head around this, but I just can’t seem to get the hang of GREP. I’m looking to apply a character style to social media pages, hashtags etc. So anything that looks like this:


      The furthest I’ve got is to get it to apply it to the #, @ and /, and the first letter after it, but not the whole word by doing [#]\w, to use the hashtag as an example. I have absolutely no idea where I’m going wrong or where to go next with it, so any help would be greatly received!

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      Aaron Troia

      Hey Richard,

      You are actually pretty close, just need to add a modifier to make the expression more greedy. You could try something like this, which should find all of your examples.



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      Richard S

      Aaron, Sir, you are a gent, that’s a massive help. I can’t believe I was so close! And thank you for wrapping it all up in one string, very elegant.

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