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# info between **

Posted on 2014-04-22
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I have the following string:

JE: ** Job . a1:311 a2:565 a3:1204 --- ty, 311762, --- a5, 31178747, --- b3, 31178384, ---a7, 31178381, --- a1, 15808387, --- ty, 3184, --- a5, 12045-05, ** Job a1:31321 a2:5654 a3:1204 --- ty, 311762, --- a2, 3117678747, ---a5, 3113378384, --- a1, 3117yy658381, --- ty, 158533308387, --- ty, 334184, --- a5, 120456-05,

I have the following RegEx:

(?<=--- ty, ).*?(?=,)

It give me all the ty numbers, but i need only the ti's numbers that are between the first ** and the second **
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Dan Craciun earned 2000 total points
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``````(?<=--- ty, )\d*(?=.*\*)
``````
Or, if you want to keep your original regex, just add the forward lookup. It will match as long as there is a "*" ahead.
``````(?<=--- ty, ).*?(?=,)(?=.*\*)
``````
HTH,
Dan
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Thanks Dan, works perfect!!!!
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You're welcome.

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