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System.Text.RegularExpressions.MatchCollection vb .net

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i have a string = "   999.0000     998.0000    997.0000    996.0000" i want to split it at the end of every number. the subStrings should include the white spaceing

Dim subStrings As System.Text.RegularExpressions.MatchCollection=System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex _.Matches(myString, "what will be the patten")
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Pattern:

    (\s\d+(?:\.\d*)?)

Should match  a space, followed by any number of digits, followed by a period, followed by any number of digits. The period and trailing digits were made optional to include whole number is your search string (e.g. 999).
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If your comfortable that you will always have decimal numbers, then you can remove the "(?:" and ")?" from the above pattern.

    (\s\d+\.\d*)

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sorry: some number look like "  -999.25"   "     N/A"   "    _"  
split after last charater

thank.

n how do your come up with the patten. i m new to this class

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sorry again: some number just have negative "  -999.25" don't worry about the other
charaters: "   N/A"   "    _"
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