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Regular Expression (Excluding String)

Posted on 2013-05-16
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I have a regular expression like this: (\)([^:-]*):\d+)

It finds a group of strings. But I want to exclude the strings that include what I have in quotes: " DL "

Any assistance is appreciated.
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by:Mazdajai
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Do you have a sample input?
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by:Neapolitan23
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#1:  ) DL Notes CWS 10:05 pm
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Try

(\)\s(?!DL)([^:-]*):\d+)

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by:Neapolitan23
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Awesome! Works great.
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