• Subject: RE: Extract number from character field
  • From: boldt@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 11:29:02 -0500



Martin wrote:
>>
>> 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.

Believe it or not, that code is clear as a bell to a
typical Perl programmer!

Cheers!  Hans

Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com


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