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if the user enters a double quotation marks in the input Friends


How can I check if a single quotation marks is entered?

Could there be a problem when the user enters double or single quotation marks in the input field?
Or how can I read input in this case?

My sample codes

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global $aListRegex = "<a href='https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/forum/2-autoit-general-help-and-support/'>" & @crlf & _
'<meta itemprop="url" content="https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/">'

$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 353, 393, 363, 59)
$aHtmLEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 8, 24, 321, 89)
GUICtrlSetData($aHtmLEdit, $aListRegex)
GUICtrlSetLimit($aHtmLEdit, 1000000)
$aRegexInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 40, 134, 305, 21)
GUICtrlSendMsg($aRegexInput, $EM_SETCUEBANNER, False, 'Please enter regex Sample : content="([^"]+)" ' & " Or " & "href='([^']+)'")
$Label1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Regex", 5, 136, 35, 17)
$aResultEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("" & @CRLF, 8, 176, 321, 137, BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL))
GUICtrlSetData(-1, "")
GUICtrlSetLimit($aResultEdit, 1000000)
$RegexTest = GUICtrlCreateButton("RegexTest", 120, 344, 75, 25)


While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
        Case $RegexTest
$aReadRegexInput = GUICtrlRead($aRegexInput)
$aReadHtmLEdit = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($aHtmLEdit), @CRLF, 1)
$aGetRegex = StringRegExp($aReadHtmLEdit, $aReadRegexInput,3)

For $i = 0 To UBound($aGetRegex) -1
GUICtrlSetData($aReadHtmLEdit, $aGetRegex[$i] & @CRLF, 1)



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You can capture both of these links using a pattern like this...

#include <array.au3>

Global $sListbox = "<a href='https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/forum/2-autoit-general-help-and-support/'>" & @CRLF & _
        '<meta itemprop="url" content="https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/">'

$aResult = StringRegExp($sListbox, '(?i)(?:href=(?:\x22|\x27)|content=(?:\x22|\x27))([^\x22\x27]+)(?:\x22|\x27)', 3)

ConsoleWrite(@error & ' - ' & @extended & @CRLF)


If you really want to test for ' or " just use hex notation, as above, or, stringinstr.


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Then let me make a couple of suggestions:

1 - Use a dropdown list to let them select which pattern they want.  Eliminates typos and the need to determine which expression was selected.

2 - Use the defacto variable naming convention (a = array, s = string, etc).  These are documented somewhere, although where escapes me at the moment.


Edited by kylomas

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An expression written in an input to be used as a pattern doesn't need to be surrounded with quotes

; concept
$input = GUICtrlCreateInput(...)
$pattern = GUICtrlRead($input)
$result = StringRegExp($text, $pattern, 3)

But I agree with kylomas at 120% : it's highly better to suggest to the user a list of predefined expressions (combo, radio buttons, etc) so you don't have to check if the chosen pattern is valid or not  ;)


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+1 and that will eleminate possibilities for hacking and nefarious purposes.

This wonderful site allows debugging and testing regular expressions (many flavors available). An absolute must have in your bookmarks.
Another excellent RegExp tutorial. Don't forget downloading your copy of up-to-date pcretest.exe and pcregrep.exe here
RegExp tutorial: enough to get started
PCRE v8.33 regexp documentation latest available release and currently implemented in AutoIt beta.

SQLitespeed is another feature-rich premier SQLite manager (includes import/export). Well worth a try.
SQLite Expert (freeware Personal Edition or payware Pro version) is a very useful SQLite database manager.
An excellent eBook covering almost every aspect of SQLite3: a must-read for anyone doing serious work.
SQL tutorial (covers "generic" SQL, but most of it applies to SQLite as well)
A work-in-progress SQLite3 tutorial. Don't miss other LxyzTHW pages!
SQLite official website with full documentation (may be newer than the SQLite library that comes standard with AutoIt)

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