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What is the most efficient way of extract the leading numbers from a string?

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What is the most efficient way of extract the leading numbers from a string?

Example: 1020D Main Street.
Intended result: 1020
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Split the line by Space
Loop through the first element until isDigit != true
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by:Kyle Abrahams
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Actually just thought of a slighter faster way:

Loop from the BACK of the array to the front while isdigit = false

the rest from 0 to element is your address
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