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C# and Regular Expressions

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Hi,

I'm using a this pattern "\\\\[.*\\\\]" to detect a line in a file which is enclosed by sqaure brackets, for example [Group_1] when I have a match I want to stop reading the file so I use

while (!System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex.IsMatch(line, pattern, System.Text.RegularExpressions.RegexOptions.IgnoreCase))
                        {
                                                //Do Stuff
                        }

Unfortunatley is doesn't work
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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how are you reading the file?
when you say "doesn't work" => what errors?
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sognoct earned 500 total points
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try to change regular exp in

"\\[[^\\]\\[]+\\]"

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my testing sample code
 string pattern = "\\[[^\\]\\[]+\\]";
      string line = "rr[rrrrr]rr";
      if (!System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex.IsMatch(line, pattern, System.Text.RegularExpressions.RegexOptions.IgnoreCase)) {
        MessageBox.Show("ok"); 
      }

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