match tabs on 2nd line only

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match tabs on 2nd line only

Post by rodp » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:49 pm

Hi All,

I have a number of simple text files with a number of lines. On each line there are a number of phrases separated by tabs. I'd like to find how many tabs are on the second line (specifically). I got as far as this for using in textcrawler but it doesn't seem to work in notepad++ and I'm wanting to use Notepad++ for this counting operation. Perhaps I've not written the regex properly.

To find the tabs (\t) on the 2nd row only of said file.

however this also does the same thing


I've attached a text file to use as an example.

Thanks in advance

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