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Requirement for regex for currency amounts

Posted on 2009-05-13
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Hi there, I need to create a regex that applies  the follwing criteria
The amount begins with a £ symbol.
The amount either has no decimals, or just two, as in £9 or £9.11.
Commas appear every three digits to correctly separate thousands, millions, billions, etc., as in £4,444,666.89

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^£\d(1,3)(,\d{3})*(\.\d\d)?$
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I'm pretty sure ozo meant:

    ^£\d{1,3}(,\d{3})*(\.\d\d)?$                            <<===  curly braces around 1,3
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Yes, that's what I meant
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Thanks for the help, thats exactly what Im looking for. Hope the points split is acceptable?
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