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Need to extract string via Regex

Posted on 2013-12-08
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I have data looking like that:
#<Twitter::Tweet:0x00000001b63bd0 @attrs={:created_at=>"Thu Dec 05 07:06:26 +0000 2013", :id=>408492543140036608, :id_str=>"408492543140036608", :text=>"\"..and so on

I need to get all characters following @attrs= so basically starting with the curly brackets till the end of the string. Any help is appreciated. (I will use it in a Ruby script)
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Question by:Nikolai_Manek
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Terry Woods earned 500 total points
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Not sure of the Ruby syntax, but try using pattern:
(?<=@attrs=).*
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by:mccarl
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I have added the "Ruby Scripting Language" topic area to your question.

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by:Geert Bormans
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this would be your regex

/^.*.@attrs=(.+)$/

use it

mytext = '#<Twitter::Tweet:0x00000001b63bd0 @attrs={:created_at=>"Thu Dec 05 07:06:26 +0000 2013", :id=>408492543140036608, :id_str=>"408492543140036608", :text=>"\"..'

puts mytext.gsub(/^.*.@attrs=(.+)$/, '\1')

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by:Nikolai_Manek
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Thank you very much. Works like a charm.
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