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Collection of regular expressions regex for use in AutoIt?

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Hi,

I need to extract dates from a file, where the dates can be formatted in several different ways, including "month first" and "day first" (probably not "year first"). The dates are "randomly" spread out anc contained in blocks of text. I will have indicators in the file as to which formats would actually be most likely, but I will need to be prepared to identify, e.g., 30 April 2014, as well as 30. April 2014, April 30, 2014, 30.04.2014, 30.4.2014, 04/30/14 etc. I think I will be able to do this with a lot of trial-and-error, but I am sure that somebody more proficient than I has already done this.

Is there a good collection of or website for regular expressions for use in AutoIt you would recommend?

Thank you!

Cheers

Autoseek

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Have a look at this site where you can test PCRE regexp and browse in community contributions.

Anyway you're going to have terrible hard time differentiating dd/mm/yyyy and mm/dd/yyyy for dd < 13.


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Thanks! That collection is really interesting. And, yes, I am aware of the challenges, and I will have to evaluate some context information to make that determination.

Cheers

Autoseek

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Aha, that's interesting as well. I have used regexr before to test regexs, but I never noticed that Community tab o:)

Thanks!

Cheers

Autoseek

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http://www.regexr.com/v1/

Click the tab "Community"

v2 looks good.


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