German Geek wrote: > I consider myself quite good with Regular Expression, but i could > never find out how to match something like: > > "match this but not this and that" > > so i would like to match the first "match this" (or "another this") > but not "not this". > > Seems pretty straight forward but i haven't found a (good) solution > yet.
Check out "look-around" (-behind, -ahead), here for instance: http://www.regular-expressions.info/refadv.html > Surprisingly i couldn't figure out how to say '/!(not) this/'. Seems !/this/ /Per -- Per Jessen, Zürich (0.4°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php