regular expressions in jedit: matching whitespace and returns

Hi,

I'm trying to match whitespace characters (incliding tabs and, importantly, returns.

I'm using jedit and typing in the regular expressions in hte search box.

I'm trying to match the below code (and variations of it with maybe more spaces or more tabs where its alignment is different):

if (boolNeedsConnection){
                  boolSuccess=EComCon.commitOrRollback(con,boolSuccess);
            }

below is my best effort, but it does not match anyything

if \(boolNeedsConnection\){[[:space:][:blank:][:cntrl:]]boolSuccess=EComCon.commitOrRollback(con,boolSuccess);[[:space:][:blank:][:cntrl:]]}


can you help?
rosshindAsked:
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CEHJCommented:
Try


if\s*\(boolNeedsConnection\)\s*{\s*boolSuccess=EComCon\.commitOrRollback\(con,boolSuccess\);\s*}
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CEHJCommented:
Certainly that re worked fine for me in JEdit
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VenabiliCommented:
CEHJ,

I know. I am trying to wake up askers with these pings:) If I ask for experts recommendations, I post it in the text ;) Thanks anyway ;)

Venabili
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CEHJCommented:
>>I am trying to wake up askers with these pings:)

I know too ;-)
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rosshindAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your answer, it works a treat.

Sorry about the delay in responding
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CEHJCommented:
8-)
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