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i have an invoice and sub invoices in the same file

stated as 1234#1234 for main invoices and sub invoices for it 1234#1235, 1234#1236 , 1234#1237

i wanna capture only main invoices

i got this regexp "[[:digit:]]+#[[:digit:]]+" but that captures all

i need to capture only the ones with same numbers ex: 1234#1234

thanks alot

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Try this - it returns all 4-digit numbers followed by # and the same 4 digits: :)

#include <Array.au3>

$sText = "1234#1234 1234#1235 1234#1236 1234#1237 5678#5678 5678#5677 5678#5676 5678#5675"

$aResult = StringRegExp($sText, "(\d{4})#\1", 3)


You will have to reconstruct the full 4#4 form. :)


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