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Get the number value from string

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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
How do I get the value of a number from a string in Javascript? Like with 'ABC12' I just want to return the 12.
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<Sorry, should've included this in the first post>

If you want to only get the first number/decimal in the string, you can use the following:

<script type="text/javascript">
var str = "ABC12g345";
str = parseFloat(str.replace(/^\D+/,""));

The regular expression will strip out any non-numbers in the beginning of the string, and then take the numbers left at the beginning.  Hope one of the two helps.

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