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Regular expressions over multiple lines
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Question:Can a regular expression span over multiple lines?
Answer:No. You have to do tricks like replacing all \n with a certain string (e.g. __NEWLINE__), then use this certain string in your regex and finally replace all __NEWLINE__ with \n again.