depends entirely on what you are trying to capture - is the "edit"
always there? is the  /admin/users/ always there?

in general I'm a great fan of http://www.w3schools.com/ but not sure
what to recommend for regular expressions in general - most sites are
confusing rather than educational for the novice :) you can try
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_obj_regexp.asp

On 19 August 2010 14:26, Erwin <yves_duf...@mac.com> wrote:
> I tried  the following
>
> var editRegExp = /(^.*?)([^\/]*)\/edit\?(.*$)/;
>
> var edit_link = $('edit_user').down('a');
> var match = editRegExp.exec(edit_link.href.toString());
>
> on this url  :
>
>  /admin/users/4c6a275ea326cb01f4000001/edit?locale=en
>
> seems to work , maybe a better writing ?
>
>
>
> On 19 août, 15:10, Erwin <yves_duf...@mac.com> wrote:
>> Hi Dave .. sorry to ask you an additional trick ...  but as you are
>> qui good in RegExp ...
>>
>> what if the href is as following :
>>
>>   /admin/users/4c6a275ea326cb01f4000001/edit?locale=en
>>
>> in this case (^.*?) is getting the 'edit' string, not the id number :
>> 4c6a275ea326cb01f4000001
>>
>> btw : which tutorial do you recommend to get a better understanding of
>> RegExp ..?  (I found some of them w good explanation but few
>> examples;..)
>>
>> erwin
>>
>> On 18 août, 19:27, Dave Kibble <davekib...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> > you might find this regular expression useful:
>>
>> > var myRegExp = /(^.*?)([^\/]*)\?(.*$)/;
>> > var match = myRegExp.exec(link.href.toString());
>> > alert(match[1] + '\n' + match[2] + '\n' + match[3]);
>
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