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Regular Expression simple question

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Hi!

Is it possible to add a match any inside a regular expression? I am having troubles finding such something, and yet it feels powerful enough that it should be possible?

#include <Array.au3>

Local $aArray[5] = ["Test (1)", "Test (2)", "Test (3)", "Test (4)", "Test (5)"]

For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) -1
   StringRegExpReplace($aArray[$i], " (%)", "")
Next

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

I have tried % and *, two I've learnt from working with Windows and SQL (a bit). But alas. Am I being completely off the beaten track here? I think you can tell by looking at code and assuming % is any character, what I desire from it. Doing string logic (StringLeft etc) is considered by me cheating in this context!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Help file => . (dot) and * (asterisk)

Edited by guinness

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So basically you want to end up with ("Test", "Test","Test","Test","Test") in your array.

Look at the Metacharacters section of the StringRegExp section of the help file. There is also a tutorial in the Tutorial section.

I can't test at the moment, but hash # might even do the trick.

Fancy me, of all people, giving advice on Regular Expressions.

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TheSaint is referencing Q...E as well or you can escape by looking in my signature for _StringRegExpMetaCharacters(). Though with most of these regexp questions, it's best to show a before and after picture of what you want. As for your comment about StringLeft being a cheats choice, then I am afraid you're mistaken and will learn to appreciate that complexity doesn't mean better.

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