[thelist] simple .NET regex problem

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:51:45 CDT 2007

On 6/27/07, Scott Dexter <dexilalolai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi kids (been a while, no?)
> I'm trying to do some simple regexing, and I'm stumped. A sample string:
> [KEYWORD text%3D'run-on sentence' word%3D'run-on sentence' definition%3D'two or more sentences that are written together and are separated by a comma or no mark of punctuation at all']
> I'm trying to get the quoted text after the "text%3D", and for some reason, I can't get it to work. I would guess something like \[KEYWORD text%3D'(.*)' would do the trick, but it appears the word 'text' is causing problems? Halp?

Try something like:

/$\[KEYWORD text%3D\'(.[^\']+)\'/

Matt Warden
Cleveland, OH, USA

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