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Jul 2, 2009, 10:52 AM

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Re: [TotalNoob] How do I do this...

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I'm pretty sure what you're looking for are called regular expressions. A quick google search should turn up what you're looking for.

Exactly! Thanks :)

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I don't understand your initial question though.

Ok I'll try elaborate. I have a text with something like this:


I want the file to read .jp but it also read .jpg

So how do I make it only read .jp and only that not ad the g or any other letter after...?

Thanks again!

Assuming that the file extension is at the end of your string you want to add the end of string anchor ($) to your regexp:


Note how I have used the dot once and created a group that you can check after the dot.

(This post was edited by KevinR on Jul 2, 2009, 10:52 AM)

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Post edited by KevinR (Veteran) on Jul 2, 2009, 10:52 AM

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