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trim a string

I need to trim a string. What I need to trim off is anything following the first number(s)

for example

1 black cat jumped false true 1
12 red cat sat true false 2
123 Yellow dog sat true false 2

So all I want is the 1, 12 or 123.

How do I go about doing this. So basically anything following the first number. I can't set a length for the number becasue it is incremented based on the number of entries the user adds on another form.
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NewMom2Brandon
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NewMom2Brandon
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GENTPCommented:
If then is a space always after the number then use the substring method

string myString = "1 black cat jumped false true 1";

int myNumber = Convert.ToInt32(myString.Substring(0,myString.IndexOf(" ")));
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NewMom2BrandonAuthor Commented:
Thank you!!
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Fernando SotoCommented:
Hi NewMom2Brandon;

This solution uses Regular Expressions. The variable will have the results, the first digits in the string.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;

      string input = "1 black cat jumped false true 1";
      Match m = Regex.Match(input, @"\s*?(\d+)");
      string results = m.Groups[1].Value;


Fernando
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