Searching PeopleCode for Message Catalog Entries
One of the best reasons to export PeopleCode to a file is so that you can perform a search on it — and perhaps the most common search you'll perform is to find which code is generating a message catalog message.
Unfortunately, message catalog entries aren't always consistent, for instance all of the following are legitimate entries:
14200 , 91
A regular search for the string
14200,91 may not net you any results purely because of the white spacing. However, if you are using a grep tool, you can use a regular expression to improve your search.
This is an example of the regex you might use:
This regular expression translates to find
14200 and then one or more occurrences of a white space (spaces, tabs, line breaks) and a comma followed by a
It caters for all of the above scenarios.