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Rex (development version)

  • Rex no longer changes the state of the random number generator when attached.

Rex Version 1.2.1

CRAN release: 2021-11-26

  • Kevin Ushey is now the maintainer

Rex Version 1.2.0

CRAN release: 2020-04-21

  • %>% is no longer imported and then re-exported from rex

Rex Version 1.1.2

CRAN release: 2017-10-19

  • Updating tests to work with testthat version

  • Add m, matches and s, substitutes aliases for re_matches and re_substitutes.

Rex Version 1.1.1

CRAN release: 2016-03-11

  • Vignette tweak for ggplot2 2.0.0
  • Only print startup message some of the time.
  • Move register for magrittr pipe to .onLoad()

Rex Version 1.0.1

CRAN release: 2015-04-28

  • Work around ggplot2 bug with windows fonts

Rex Version 1.0.0

  • Include the capture results even if locations = TRUE
  • Add : operator for character ranges
  • Remove duplicate regex functino
  • Don’t re-compute missing names
  • Reduce code duplication
  • Add examples for lookarounds

Rex Version 0.2.0

CRAN release: 2014-11-26


  • Add a newline shortcut
  • add register_shortcuts to allow use of rex in external packages without spurious NOTES.

Rex Version 0.1.1

CRAN release: 2014-10-21


  • re_matches now has a “locations” argument, which returns the start and end locations of the match or capture(s).
  • Simplify regular expressions generated from ‘some_of’ functions.

Bug fixes

  • backslashes (“\”) are now properly escaped.


  • Improve Rex mode documentation (#21 @Ironholds)
  • Improve Log parsing Vignette copy and Title (#18, #20 @Ironholds)
  • Add links to GitHub and issues page in DESCRIPTION

Rex Version 0.1.0

CRAN release: 2014-10-14

Initial release