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Does this accept regular expressions?
Authored by: r0adrage on Dec 02, '02 02:15:53PM

One thing I really loved in OmniWeb was that you could block images (and in fact anything) from being loaded if its URL matches one of the regular expressions, rather than simply a list of hosts.

For example, Yahoo loads all of its images from "" (and a few variants), but their ads seem to be under "*/a/". In Omniweb I could trivially block those ads while still being able to see the rest. For now I took care of it via the userContent.css (as in the other hint referenced above), but that's not nearly as easy as a preference panel.

I suppose I could look at the code :)

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Does this accept regular expressions?
Authored by: cynikal on Dec 02, '02 03:20:15PM

There's a way to use basic regular expression anchors and text matching but not pattern matching. This is done in the css file though.. See my hint comment (5th comment down) at

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