Regex Pattern for 33/4 61/2 11/8 types

.net 2003

Regex Update to look at these patterns
FIND      REPLACE
11/2      1`1/2
11/4      1`1/4
11/8      1`1/8
21/2      2`1/2
21/4      2`1/4
21/8      2`1/8
31/2      3`1/2
31/4      3`1/4
31/8      3`1/8
33/4      3`3/4

or a regex specifically for these patterns examples


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Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)Commented:
Hi fordraiders,

You could use something like this....

Regex.Replace("33/4", "(\d)(\d)/(\d)", "$1`$2/$3")

...which will return 3`3/4.  It finds 2 numbers, then a slash, then another number.

Regards,

Wayne
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
What if there is a space before or after the fraction .?
<space>33/4<space>

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi fordraiders;

Adding to Wayne's solution.

    Regex.Replace(inputString, "\s(\d)(\d)/(\d)\s", "$1`$2/$3")

Fernando
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
Thanks Fernanado,

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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
Fernanado, By the way...
I have posted a new question...

Trying to Update a previous solution regarding this same subject..
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/Visual_Basic.NET/Q_22107923.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+strfractionreplac
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