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[0-9] and \d are equivalent patterns (unless your Regex engine is unicode-aware and \d also matches things like ②). They will both match a single digit character so you can use whichever notation you find more readable. Create a string of the pattern you wish to match. If using the \d notation, you...
[a-b] where a and b are digits in the range 0 to 9 [3-7] will match a single digit in the range 3 to 7. Matching multiple digits \d\d will match 2 consecutive digits \d+ will match 1 or more consecutive digits \d* will match 0 or more consecutive digits \d{3} will ma...
Trailing spaces \s*$: This will match any (*) whitespace (\s) at the end ($) of the text Leading spaces ^\s*: This will match any (*) whitespace (\s) at the beginning (^) of the text Remarks \s is a common metacharacter for several RegExp engines, and is meant to capture whitespace characters (...
[\+\-]?\d+(\.\d*)? This will match any signed float, if you don't want signs or are parsing an equation remove [\+\-]? so you have \d+(\.\d+)? Explanation: \d+ matches any integer ()? means the contents of the parentheses are optional but always have to appear together '\.' matches '.', we ...
I have the following list: 1. Alon Cohen 2. Elad Yaron 3. Yaron Amrani 4. Yogev Yaron I want to select the first name of the guys with the Yaron surname. Since I don't care about what number it is I'll just put it as whatever digit it is and a matching dot and space after it from the beginni...

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