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==Function getGroupEnd==
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==Function getGroupStart==
 
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Revision as of 21:04, 1 December 2008

Function getGroupStart

 Note: This refers to a proposed change that has not been implemented in the main code base yet.

Returns the start index of the specified capture group for the specified match that was found using strfind()


Usage

[h: text = getGroupStart(id, match, group)]

Where

  • id is the id returned by strfind()
  • match is the number of the match found by strfind()
  • group is the number of the capture group found by strfind()

Examples

[h: id = strfind("this is a test", "(\\S+)\\s(\\S+)\\s*")]
match 1, group 1 start = [getGroupStart(id, 1, 1)]<br>
match 1, group 2 start = [getGroupStart(id, 1, 2)]<br>
match 2, group 1 start = [getGroupStart(id, 2, 1)]<br>
match 2, group 2 start = [getGroupStart(id, 2, 2)]<br>

Returns

match 1, group 1 start = 0 
match 1, group 2 start = 5 
match 2, group 1 start = 8 
match 2, group 2 start = 10