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Regex problem in seeing numbers in string

Fordraiders
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vb.net 2003

Access 2003

I have a string I'm examining during a regex.

temp = "CABLE TIE NATURAL 15 INCH"

When the regex sees this string "specifically the  "15"
temp = Regex.Replace(temp, " .5 ", " .5 0.5 .50 0.50 1/2 ")

It converts the string to
CABLE TIE NATURAL .5 0.5 .50 0.50 1/2 INCH  1/2~13
I'm not looking for ".5"  but  "15"   ???

Thanks
fordraiders





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you can find all kind of regular expression here
http://regexlib.com/DisplayPatterns.aspx?cattabindex=2&categoryId=3

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Commented:
Thanks, but it does not answer the question directly...

I need to know why the 15  is converting to   .5 0.5 .50 0.50 1/2


sorry  "1/2~13"  is not the probem here my mistake for posting..
 
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Regex.Replace(temp, " [.]5 ", " .5 0.5 .50 0.50 1/2 ")

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