Find and replace everything between and including parentheses
I’m having some trouble with find and replace. I want to find and replace everything between and including parentheses. I have many instances of dollar amounts in between parentheses that I want to get rid of. I also have words between parentheses that I want to get rid of. Example: ($76,800), (N/A)
I select Search > Replace. In “Find What” I put:
In “Replace With” I put nothing.
I click “Replace All”. Notepad++ tells me that 0 occurrences were found. What am I doing wrong please?
Parenthesis have special meaning to regular expressions. You need to escape them (by putting
\in front of them). So your regex would look like:
Also, for safety you probably want to do lazy matching:
Genius! Thank you!