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Testing a regular expression in RegexBuddy, I've entered a very long test to find matches. The thing is too complicated, so it will give months to highlight the occurrences.

Now, I can't stop the application in a correct way, and if I end the process and start the application again, I can't change anything: if I try to remove the regular expression or the text to test, it starts computing the occurrences again.

So is there a way to force RegexBuddy to forget what was entered?

I know I can probably reinstall it, but this happened to me several times, and I would have an easier/faster way to get rid of the problem.

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Found an answer to my own question. From a question from Stack Overflow, the keys to remove are located in the registry, in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JGsoft\RegexBuddy3\History .

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in which case you should accept your own answer, so that this question can be considered complete by the system. – DMA57361 Sep 8 '10 at 11:57
@DMA57361: I know. But with my actual reputation score, I can accept my own answers only two days after the answer is posted. – MainMa Sep 8 '10 at 13:02
Ah! No, that's not a rep-score limit, that's a hard limit for all users (AFAIK), similar to the restrictions on starting a bounty. And I always forget about it for some reason. Apologies! – DMA57361 Sep 8 '10 at 13:08

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