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« Flexx: why do you assume that the second field of an semicolon-seperated file is meant? »

Umm.. Well because it looks like a CSV format? Experience seeing a bit of a problem and getting what the requirement is (a/k/a "getting 'all' the information from the customer" ;)?

And it appered that putting that first field in the regexp was more out of confusion as to how to "get to" the second field, something I do see often when someone learns how to use regular experessions. Along with too much use of .* to pull in fields, BTW, when "not the separator" ([^;]*) is often more correct, or even needed. Things get worse, once quoting is to be considered, of course.

But yeah, it was just an educated guess.

So long,

In reply to Re^2: Regex Extraction Help by Flexx
in thread Regex Extraction Help by invaderzard

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