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Trouble with StringRegExp

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I have this

#include <Array.au3> 
$var = "numero di bambini: 20" 
$a = StringRegExp($var, 'bambini',3) 
_ArrayDisplay($a)

and i want in $a = 20

any suggest?

thanks!

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sampy,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :unsure:

Try this:

$a = StringRegExp($var, ':\s(\d*)\z',3)

Explanation:

:\s   - colon followed by space
(\d*) - capture a number of digits - this is what we are actually looking for
\z    - end of string

M23


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Thanks a lot Melba :unsure:

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sorry but i cant understand this function...

for this string?

#include <Array.au3>  $var = "numero di bambini: 20/07/2010     "  
$a = StringRegExp($var, 'bambini:',3) 
_ArrayDisplay($a)

$a = 20/07/2010

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Or simply

$var = "numero di bambini: 20"
$a = StringRegExp($var, "(\d+)(?:\v|$)+",3)

If you are looking only at a single string as shown above then you are better off using StringRegExpReplace()

$var = "numero di bambini: 20"
$a = StringRegExpReplace($var, ".*(\d+)$", "$1")
If @Extended Then
    MsgBox(0, "Result", $a)
EndIf

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sampy,

$a = StringRegExp($var, ':\s(.*)\s',3)

:\s   - colon followed by space
(.*)  - capture any number of characters - this is what we are actually looking for
\s    - another space

But I recommend you look at George's solutions - he is much better at SREs than me. :unsure:

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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There is nothing wrong with yours.

SRE's are very flexable remember and without knowing exactly what the OP is trying to read from it's difficult to come up with the ultimate SRE.

For example;

Is there really a need for flag 3 or would 1 do it?

Is it actually going to be digits in that location? If not then mine won't work.

All we can do is look at the posted example and then the SRE is based on that.

I can think of a multitude of scenarios where we would both be wrong.


George

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George,

There is nothing wrong with yours.

Have you taken your medication today? :unsure:

I was expecting your normal (constructive) criticism! :>

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Don't you worry flyboy, I'll get another shot at you yet.


George

Question about decompiling code? Read the decompiling FAQ and don't bother posting the question in the forums.

Be sure to read and follow the forum rules. -AKA the AutoIt Reading and Comprehension Skills test.***

The PCRE (Regular Expression) ToolKit for AutoIT - (Updated Oct 20, 2011 ver:3.0.1.13) - Please update your current version before filing any bug reports. The installer now includes both 32 and 64 bit versions. No change in version number.

Visit my Blog .. currently not active but it will soon be resplendent with news and views. Also please remove any links you may have to my website. it is soon to be closed and replaced with something else.

"Old age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill!"

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