• Subject: RE: Extract number from character field
  • From: Colin Williams <Williamsc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 15:44:29 -0000

And thats nothing like clear self-documenting code. :-)

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>From: McCallion, Martin [mailto:MccalliM@Midas-Kapiti.com]
>Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 3:08 PM
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>Subject: RE: Extract number from character field
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>
>Hans said:
>
>> 
>> Or, you could learn Perl.  To get all numbers out of a
>> character string, you could code that in Perl as:
>> 
>>      @nums = $str =~ /\d+/g;
>
>There's nothing like clear, self-documenting code...
>
>Regards,
>
>Martin.
>
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