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Regular Expressions, Remembering Patterns

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nago

Hello!

I know in sed you can write something like:

s/ab\(.*\)cde/\1/

where sed will match for ab[wildcard]cde, but whenever it matches this, it saves the part in parenthesis (here the wildcard) in my example, to \1.

How do you accomplish this in AutoIt? For example, parsing an HTML file to find what's within a header:

$pattern = '<h3>.*</h3>'
StringRegExp($input,$pattern)

How do I recall what .* matched?

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Thatsgreat2345

Hello!

I know in sed you can write something like:

s/ab\(.*\)cde/\1/

where sed will match for ab[wildcard]cde, but whenever it matches this, it saves the part in parenthesis (here the wildcard) in my example, to \1.

How do you accomplish this in AutoIt? For example, parsing an HTML file to find what's within a header:

$pattern = '<h3>.*</h3>'
StringRegExp($input,$pattern)

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nago

That's the ticket.

(.*) used with $reg is what I was questing for.

Thank you!

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