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Re: Regular expression match

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Regular expression match
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 07:22:41 -0700
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Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
Qiang <address@hidden> writes:


I am trying to use regular expression in Emacs. And I have
question about how to return the matched item. For example,
I want to match and return '8' in the string 'Vol.8'. How
can I achieve that ?

Using groups and match-string.  For example:

(when (re-search-forward "Vol.\(8\)")
   (match-string 1))

The regexp string should be "Vol\\.\\(8\\)"

Kevin Rodgers
Denver, Colorado, USA

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