[thelist] PHP RegEx

Anthony Baratta anthony at baratta.com
Wed Jul 11 11:50:48 CDT 2007

Can you post the actual regEx and a few examples of strings you are searching?

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From: Jon Molesa rjmolesa at consoltec.net
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 09:46:56 -0700
To: TheList thelist at lists.evolt.org
Subject: [thelist] PHP RegEx

> Hey guys I posted this on regex at gogolegroups.com also, but not sure how
> used that list is.
> I can't understand why when I use 
> preg_match_all('/(regex)/', 'text string', $matches, PREG_SET_ORDER) 
> that the entire regex gets returned in the array $matches.  Even if 
> I use (?:regex) on the whole regex I still get the whole thing back.  
> Is there and way to drop that part?  I know I could just ignore it, 
> when looping through the array, but I'd like a bit more control over it.
> It just seems as if I'm getting back more than I should.
> Thanks.
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