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I have the following regex that I am using:

Match match = Regex.Match(glo bal, "%(?<column>.+? )%");

my input string (global) is this:
"something\%use rname%\somethin gelse\%match2%\ some\%match3%

I want it to match "username","mat ch2" and "match3"

but it only matches %username%, it doesnt continue on and get the other
matches

match.Groups.Co unt is equal to 2, which i assume, 0 is the whole string
and 1 is "%username%

How do I get it so it matches all of the strings between %%

thanks

dkode

Nov 17 '05 #1
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"DKode" <dk****@gmail.c om> wrote in
news:11******** **************@ g14g2000cwa.goo glegroups.com:
I have the following regex that I am using:

Match match = Regex.Match(glo bal, "%(?<column>.+? )%");

my input string (global) is this:
"something\%use rname%\somethin gelse\%match2%\ some\%match3%

I want it to match "username","mat ch2" and "match3"

but it only matches %username%, it doesnt continue on and get
the other matches

match.Groups.Co unt is equal to 2, which i assume, 0 is the whole
string and 1 is "%username%

How do I get it so it matches all of the strings between %%


dkode,

Use a MatchCollection object and the Regex.Matches method:
MatchCollection matches = Regex.Matches(g lobal, "%(?<column>.+? )%");

foreach (Match m in matches)
Console.WriteLi ne(m.Groups["column"].ToString());
--
Hope this helps.

Chris.
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C.R. Timmons Consulting, Inc.
http://www.crtimmonsinc.com/
Nov 17 '05 #2

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