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Re: Regex, query

by SuicideJunkie (Priest)
on Jan 24, 2013 at 15:57 UTC ( #1015191=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regex, query

The non-greedy .*? will happily match zero characters and quit if it can.

Why not have it capture the thing you're looking for ([a-z]?[0-9]{6,7}) instead?


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