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Problem with regex

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can anyone say what i am doing wrong here? Is there a problem with the expression or is it somethng else ?

Func hreftest(ByRef $data)

        If StringRegExp($data,"(?:.*)(http://[^ ]+)(?:.*)",0) = 1 Then

        Local $sSubString = StringRegExpReplace($data, "(?:.*)(http://[^ ]+)(?:.*)", "\1")
        Local $formatted = StringReplace($data,$sSubString,'<a href = "'&$sSubString&'" target = blank>'&$sSubString&'</a>')
        $data=$formatted

        EndIf

Return $data
EndFunc

$data = InputBox("","")
hreftest($data)

Msgbox(4096,"",$data)

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I guess we're supposed to guess what the expression(s) should be doing?

A before and after "$data" value would be nice.


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I guess we're supposed to guess what the expression(s) should be doing?

A before and after "$data" value would be nice.

Errr sorry ... the regex is to basically detect if there exists a hotlink in a string . if yes , then attach the html tags !

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

This checks if URL (don't know if helps you.) And I found this on the Forum by searching!

Func _IsURL($sURL)
    Return StringRegExp($sURL, "(ftp|http|https):\/\/(\w+:{0,1}\w*@)?(\S+)(:[0-9]+)?(\/|\/([\w#!:.?+=&%@!\-\/]))?")
EndFunc   ;==>_IsURL
Edited by guinness

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Yeah .... works like a charm ! I guess my regex wasn't that good in picking up the URL's . Thanks :unsure:

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