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Using RegEx to get a string

Please see attached image.  On the first line, I need to extract everything between the two / /

Which means the / after getfile and the / after the guid.  I just want to end up with the first guid

Can someone help me with some RegEx to do that.  I have been asked not to use substring.

Thanks.

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Julian Hansen

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Julian Hansen

Further to arnold's post here is some javascript that will do it for you. The pattern is slightly different it does a non-greedy match of everything after the second '/' to the third '/'
<script>
var pattern = /\/cms\/getfile\/(.*?)\//;

$(function() {
  $('#pattern').html(pattern);
  $('button').click(function() {
    var input = $('#url').val();
    var result = input.match(pattern);
    $('#resultbox').html(result[1]);
  });
});
</script>

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