Hi Dave .. sorry to ask you an additional trick ...  but as you are
qui good in RegExp ...

what if the href is as following :

  /admin/users/4c6a275ea326cb01f4000001/edit?locale=en

in this case (^.*?) is getting the 'edit' string, not the id number :
4c6a275ea326cb01f4000001

btw : which tutorial do you recommend to get a better understanding of
RegExp ..?  (I found some of them w good explanation but few
examples;..)

erwin

On 18 août, 19:27, Dave Kibble <davekib...@gmail.com> wrote:
> you might find this regular expression useful:
>
> var myRegExp = /(^.*?)([^\/]*)\?(.*$)/;
> var match = myRegExp.exec(link.href.toString());
> alert(match[1] + '\n' + match[2] + '\n' + match[3]);

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