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Hey :P

just cant figure out this one :

I have a text given like this:

<li data-item="result" data-obid="77536552" id="result-77536552"
    class="resultlist box result_entry_l">
  

  <div class="result_entry_box">
    <div class="gallery hideable">
      






<a href="/expose/77536552" data-is24-replaceUrlOnClick="/Suche/controller/exposeNavigation/goToExpose.go?exposeId=77536552&resultListPosition=1&searchUrl=/Suche/S-T/Wohnung-Miete/Bayern/Muenchen/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/true&referrer=RESULT_LIST_LISTING" class="hideable">
  
    <div class="galleryLoading"><i class="fa fa-picture-o"></i></div>

This is just a small part of a huge website. Now I would like to filter this: 77536552 out of the whole text. I already know that I can use "_StringBetween" to better define it's position but how can I search for a string which is exactly 8 chars long and only consists of numbers? Guess I will also have to delete duplicates afterwards...

Thanks in advance & best regards

Andrewz

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mLipok

StringRegExp($sText,'\d{8}',3)
EDIT:

this was a small hint ;)

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StringRegExp($sText,'\d{8}',3)
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this was a small hint ;)

 

 

Haha thanks :P

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