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$regmlex([name], M, N)

Returns the Nth regular expression capture group from the Mth match from $regex, $regsub, $regsubex or from an event.

See also $regml.

Parameters

[name] - A named regular expression, if not defined result from the last regular expression is returned. (optional)
M - If M = 0, number of matches, otherwise the Mth match.
N - The Nth group.

Properties

.pos - Returns the match position in the text.
.group - Returns the group position (includes empty groups).

Example

; Search the text for the pattern 'abcdef' and print the result.
//echo -ag Number of matches: $regex(abcdef,/([a-z])([a-z])/g) - $regmlex(1,1) $regmlex(1,2) $regmlex(2,1) $regmlex(2,2)

Updated by Per Amundsen over 1 year ago · 3 revisions

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