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Hi!

I need some help to parse a CSS value (A5, from page size) using RegEx.

This is the part of the CSS code:

 
@page {
   size: A5;
   margin: 0;
 }

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The code I now have only extracts the inner text of the @page group, not the actual A5 value.

 const string expression = "(?<=@page {)(.*)(?=})";
 var regEx = new Regex(expression, RegexOptions.Singleline | RegexOptions.IgnoreCase);
var match = regEx.Match(styleSheet);

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I have a solution where I parse the A5 value using Linq, but I would like to do all the parsing using RegEx, if possible.
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skullnobrains earned 2000 total points
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try this one

.*@page\s*{[^}]*\ssize\s*:\s*([^; ]+)\s*;.*
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by:ulf-jzl
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Thx, works perfectly :-)
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