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dushkin

Hi,

 I guess it is a simple one...

 I need to find a substring (which is in a variable) within another string.

 The substring has " in it.

 For example: L"A for Los Angeles. US"A = United State of America.

 So I need to find the L"A or US"A.

 (I do not know if it correct in english, but it is correct in my language, and anyhow - it is just an example for you to understand what I mean.)

Thanks!

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Melba23

dushkin,

How about this?

#include <Array.au3>

$sString = 'blah blah L"A blah blah US"A blah blah'

$aRet = StringRegExp($sString, '\s([[:alpha:]]*"[[:alpha:]]*)\s', 3)

_ArrayDisplay($aRet, "Found", Default, 8)
SRE decode:

\s                            = Start with a space
([[:alpha:]]*"[[:alpha:]]*)   = Capture (letters)"(letters)
\s                            = until the next space

3                             = create an array of matches
Any use? :)

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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This is great! Thanks!

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