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SRE / RegExp : how to get enumerated strings

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I have a text

===> Caption
1. first enumerated string

2. second enumerated string

....

x. "x-th" enumerated string

some other text

 

How to get this all enumerated string or entire lines ?

Remarks

first line which not start with number ends the enumeration

eace enumerated string is single line (no other line beetwen enumeration)


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Not sure to understand your request...

#Include <Array.au3>

$sContent = "1. first enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "2. second enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "3. third enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "4. fourth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "5. fifth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "some other text"

$aEnum = StringRegExp( StringRegExpReplace($sContent, "(?s)\R\D.*", ""), "(?m)^\d[\h.]*(\N+)", 3)

_ArrayDisplay($aEnum)

Do you need the number to be include to the result ?

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Works well

No I do not need the numbers.

But such example would be interesting for learning.

Thanks

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jguinch, doesn't

$aEnum = StringRegExp($sContent, '(?m)^\d[\h.]*(\N+)', 3)

suffice ?

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or this...???

#Include <Array.au3>

$sContent = "1. first enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "2. second enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "3. third enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "4. fourth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "5. fifth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "some other text"

$aEnum = StringRegExp($sContent, "\d+\N+", 3)

_ArrayDisplay($aEnum)

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

@mikell & kylomas : did you read the remarks in the first message ? ^_^

Remarks

first line which not start with number ends the enumeration

eace enumerated string is single line (no other line beetwen enumeration)

 

The text could be something like this :

$sContent = "1. first enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "2. second enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "3. third enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "4. fourth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "5. fifth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "some other text" & @CRLF & _
            "6. sixth enumerated string"

So if I understand the original post, the sixth element should not be part of the return...

Edited by jguinch

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Question of interpretation   :D

Clarification in requirements needed - as usual

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@mikell & kylomas : did you read the remarks in the first message ? ^_^

 

The text could be something like this :

$sContent = "1. first enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "2. second enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "3. third enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "4. fourth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "5. fifth enumerated string" & @CRLF & _
            "some other text" & @CRLF & _
            "6. sixth enumerated string"

So if I understand the original post, the sixth element should not be part of the return...

You understand it good.

btw.

I forget to say the enumeration starts with this caption.

 

===> Caption


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