On Tuesday 16 July 2002 00:15, David Russell wrote:
> Hi all
> (easy one - I think)
> I need to replace all instances of multiple spaces in a string with a
> single space.
> I tries the following:
> $ArticleText = str_replace(' ', ' ', $ArticleText);
> but if I have four spaces, I am left with two - this is wrong...
> I am sure that I am really looking for a ereg_replace or preg_replace,
> but having no c/perl programming background, I do not know either perl
> or standard regex syntax.
> Could someone tell me what the correct ereg/preg expression for this
> would be?
$ArticleText = preg_replace('/ +/', ' ', $ArticleText);
This replaces instances of one or more space with a single space.
> I would also like a pointer to regex syntax, if someone knows
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