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StringRegExp pattern help

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Hi everyone. I'm trying to make a pattern that only returns anything between < and >. It could be anything, a word a number, a symbol, etc. So far I have (?i:\<[[:print:]]*\>) which works sort of. It returns everything between < and > but it also returns everyting outside it as well. I've been using the source of the autoit homepage to test. As an example I want <title> but I get <title>Autoit Script Home Page instead. I've tried (?i:\<[0-9a-z='"\s]*\>) which seems to work perfectly but I can't get it to work in SciTE because I need to use quotes to specify the pattern and if I do it cuts off at the set of quotes inside the pattern. Can anyone help?

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$regexp = StringRegExp("somestring", "(?i)<(.*?)>", 2)

this should work

It returns an array of matches

stringregexp is very well documented onthe help file


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I know it is, that's how I got the pattern I had. I've been using flag 3 and the pattern you gave works pretty well. I changed it to (<.*?>) to include the < and > . This is only my second or third time using StringRegExp so I think I'm lucky I got as far as I did on the pattern I had. Thank you for the help.

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Just as a tip: When you are expecting the quotes to be in a string replace " with \x22 in your regex. It's not required because there are other work-arounds but I've found it to be the safest so far.


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