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Matching when a pattern is repeated inside a pattern.

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :WPF

I have a large string of text with "keys" in them. The key is marked by an opening <[ and a closing ]> like the following: <[A bunch of random things]> but each key can also have keys nested inside like this:  <[ A bunch of text and <[more text in here]> and more text]>.  I need a regex that will match the outside only and leave the inside alone. Also, there is no limit on the text length inside the key.

I'm very new with all this and I'm using <\[.+?\]> but it catches <[ A bunch of text and <[more text in here]> when I want <[ A bunch of text and <[more text in here]> and more text]>.  Is this possible?  Thanks in advance for your help.


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