FME Transformers: 2024.1

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Replaces substrings matching a string or regular expression in the string contained in the source attribute.  


In this example, a pure substitution of text is made without any use of regular expression functionality. This is the simplest kind of substring replacement.

   Source String: Bobby

   Text to Find: obb

   Replacement Text: ill

   Use Regular Expression: no

   Case Sensitive: yes

   Result: Billy

In this example, a pattern matching zero or more ’b’ characters is replaced with nothing.

   Source String: Bobby

   Text to Find: b*

   Replacement Text:

   Use Regular Expression: yes

   Case Sensitive: yes

   Result: Boy

In this example, a pattern matching zero or more ’b’ characters followed by a y is duplicated in the result (prepended by hyphens)

   Source String: Bobby

   Text to Find: (b*y)

   Replacement Text: --\1-\1

   Use Regular Expression: yes

   Case Sensitive: yes

   Result: Bo--bby-bby

Usage Notes



Editing Transformer Parameters

Transformer parameters can be set by directly entering values, using expressions, or referencing other elements in the workspace such as attribute values or user parameters. Various editors and context menus are available to assist. To see what is available, click beside the applicable parameter.

For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

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