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StringRegExp with Variable in Pattern

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dropoff510

I want to have have a string(Variable) in the pattern part of my SRE and be able to also have some normal pattern after.

(If that made no sense I well show you what I mean)

This is what i have,

$Word = String("Hello")

$asResult = StringRegExp($1, $Word & '([sS]+?)(x2e|x29|x3b)', 3)

But when i run the program it just returns the occurrences of $Word and not the rest of the pattern.

I would also like to be able to if it finds a ";" (aka x3b) also looks for $Word again.

I'm gonna have over 100 words in the $Word String, so listing them twice could make it almost impossible for me to be able to check.

If this isn't possible please let me know!

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kylomas

dropoff510,

Like this?

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#include <array.au3>

$word = "hello;goodbye;what;the;end;when;I;an;elephant;end;dog"

$s_word010 = "end"

$result = StringRegExp($word,"what|" & $s_word010 ,3)

_arraydisplay($result)

kylomas


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jchd

dropoff510,

You seem to like to make simple things look hard!

$str = String("abc") is the same as $str = "abc"

[sS]+? is the same as .+?

x2e|x29|x3b is the same as [.);]

This is the third post about your regexp problem and still you use confusing wording to explain what you have (the typical subject string) and what you want to get (capture). I and others are more than willing to help you but without you being clear about your context and expectations we can only guess things by trying to read your mind. It wastes our time and is counter-productive for you.

So please, provide a short but significant real world input including more than one line if you need to along with a list of expected captures. Try putting a clear meaning to what you want to capture exactly.

Then we might come up with a working pattern and explain you how it works so that the next time you need to regexp something you don't start again from scratch.


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