For some reason, after the new update, I am no longer able to search for non-ASCII whitespaces.
you can try to search for any of these spaces mentioned here: Whitespace character - Wikipedia
for example, try searching for the following (without the square brackets)
[ ] (this is U+0009). I know it looks like a normal space, but just trust me (the forum isn’t displaying it correctly )
Anki wont do anything. instead, it will just display all of the notes in your profile…
this was a feature in the older version. a very useful one, at that. however, in the new version it vanished
i have tried using the regex flag
re:, but that did not work either
i have tried enclosing the regex with " and with parentheses. that did not work
I cannot paste any of the whitespaces listed on the previously mentioned wikipedia page into the visual editor.
in order to achieve this task, i must be in the HTML editor…
using the wikipedia page i shared above, try pasting (into the visual editor) the whitespace with the code U+2003…
to solve this, the user must enclose the offending character with square brackets.
So, to look for the whitespace I mentioned at the start (i.e. U+0009), the user must write the following:
re:[ ] or
this is weird, because in the anki manual, it shows that the expression must be enclosed by quotation marks: see this part of the manual. so, i expected 1 and 2 to work…