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I have a timer that periodically changes.

I can be

1) $timer = "5 days, 1 hours, 57 minutes"


2) $timer = "10 hours, 10 minutes"


3) $timer = "9 minutes"

I need to extract those numbers and put them into an array.

I tried with

$string = StringRegExp($timer, "[0-9]", 3)

but in the first example it returns an array containing 4 elements: $string[0] = 5, $string[1] = 1, $string[2] = 5 and $string[3] = 7. The same is for the 2nd example.

How can I extract the single numbers? (e.g. $string[0] = 5, $string[1] = 1 and $string[2] = 57)

Thanks for your help

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This works for me: :D

Global $aTimer[3] = ["5 days, 1 hours, 57 minutes", "10 hours, 10 minutes", "9 minutes"]

For $i = 0 To UBound($aTimer) - 1

    ; Extract numbers
    $aValues = StringRegExp($aTimer[$i], "(?U)(?<=\A|\D)(\d+)[\Z\D]", 3)

    ; Add leading 0 if required
    For $j = 0 To UBound($aValues) - 1
        $aValues[$j] = StringFormat("%02i", $aValues[$j])

    ; Display number filling blanks if required
    Switch UBound($aValues)
        Case 3
            ConsoleWrite($aValues[0] & ":" & $aValues[1] & ":" & $aValues[2] & @CRLF)
        Case 2
            ConsoleWrite("00:" & $aValues[0] & ":" & $aValues[1] & @CRLF)
        Case 1
            ConsoleWrite("00:00:" & $aValues[0] & @CRLF)



(?U)       = Smallest matches
(?<=\A|\D) = Must be preceded by the beginning of the line or a non-digit
(\d+)      = Capture digits
[\Z\D]     = Until the end of the line or a non-digit

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