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==Function getGroupStart==
 
==Function getGroupStart==
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Returns the start index of the specified capture group for the specified match that was found using [[Macros:Functions:strfind|strfind()]]
 
Returns the start index of the specified capture group for the specified match that was found using [[Macros:Functions:strfind|strfind()]]

Revision as of 15:00, 6 December 2008

Function getGroupStart

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