Posted 10 years ago by Jerry
Version: 3.1.0225
I am trying to get a pattern match on different parts here.

Example: Something.AnotherSomthing.FinalSomething = x

I have one ExplicitPatternGroup for something and it works

I have set the lookahead for AnotherSomething to be [^Something\.]
I have set the lookahead for FinalSomething to be [^AnotherSomething\.]

But It only matches on Something? Any Idea's, by the way, I really have never used regex.


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Posted 10 years ago by Jerry
A matter of simple confusion. Lookbehind is to the right of the pattern and lookahead is to the left. Once i made that connection it was easy.
Posted 10 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Hi Jerry,

Glad you got it working... as a side note:

[^ ... ] sets mean match any character except those in the set. We have a documentation topic that walks through the regex syntax and it's pretty much the same as .NET regex syntax so you should be able to find a lot of intro articles on .NET regex syntax on the web.

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v21.1.0) was released 12 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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