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regEx is a powerful instrument to find text.
Maybe too complicated ? Or just a question o taste.
For regEx friends gf supports this.
Internets Wiki
Unfortunately we have different dialects of the same idea - this does not make it easy to start.

Internals: regEx Implementation of gf is based on Qt.
Qt team say it's Perl-like regular expressions and their pattern syntax

Example of regEx to find all email adresses in all text files


Try out - copy expression into clipboard, paste into search field and do not forget to check regEx - otherwise regEx will be interpreted within wrong search methods

Example of regex to find all html <title>