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How can I match any number of characters in a string

Posted on 2011-03-21
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I would like to match

<Timestamp>129451947135438581</Timestamp>
as wel
as
<Timestamp>1291212128581</Timestamp>
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Question by:itbabe
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<Timestamp>.*</Timestamp>
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by:xRalf
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Hello,

try

<Timestamp>\d*</Timestamp>
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by:enachemc
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<Timestamp>\d+</Timestamp>

\d* will match also zero digits
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by:ozo
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"any number" includes zero, and "characters" include digits
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