easy string manipulation

Hi

I need to match strings to this format

1/5,
2/5
3/5
4/5
5/5


e.g. [1..5]/5

what's the easiest way to make sure an input string matches one of these values and then extract the number before the slash?

thanks
andrea
andiejeAsked:
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Ravi SinghSenior Software EngineerCommented:
Hi andrea, this should do what your after:

Imports System.Text.RegularExpressions
...

Dim Data As String = "1/5"
Dim Match As String = Regex.Match(Data, "(?<value>[1-5])/5").Groups("value").Value

If (Match <> String.Empty) Then
      'use Match string here (in this case it holds the string "1")
End If
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andiejeAuthor Commented:
you've become my regular expression guy (i presume you're a guy?)

:)
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Ravi SinghSenior Software EngineerCommented:
yep, glad it worked :)
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