using a preg match

hello there,
I would like to know how can I use preg match.
I am trying to extract the image ID and the file name.. the issue is that the file name always changes with the ID..


how can I do this exactly?
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Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:

$url = "";
preg_match("@(\d+)/([^/]+)$@", $url, $matches);

    [1] => 89869027
    [2] => pic1.rar

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XK8ERAuthor Commented:
how can I set the matches in separate arrays for example..

Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:

$url = "";
if (preg_match("@(\d+)/([^/]+)$@", $url, $matches)) {
  arrayIDs[] = $matches[1];
  arrayFiles[] = $matches[2];

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Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:
Oops - forgot the $ on the array variables
$url = "";
if (preg_match("@(\d+)/([^/]+)$@", $url, $matches)) {
  $arrayIDs[] = $matches[1];
  $arrayFiles[] = $matches[2];

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Terry WoodsIT GuruCommented:
That code assumes you've just got one URL and nothing else in your source string, and there's no query string on the end.
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