Guys, I have been using these 2 sites lately and they are really a huge help in 
understanding regex:

http://regex101.com/#pcre
http://www.regexr.com

Give them a try…  
  Mike



On Sep 26, 2014, at 5:34 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel 
<s...@magicgate.com> wrote:

> Thank you Mark!
> 
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 4:58 PM, Mark Schonewille <
> m.schonewi...@economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Skip,
>> 
>> If it contains numbers and letters, it could be
>> 
>> /point-item[0-9a-zA-Z]+-landed.html
>> 
>> and if it contains anything except whitespace, it could be
>> 
>> /point-item[\w]+-landed.html
>> 
>> Both options work with the sample data you provided.
>> 
>> --
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>> 
>> Mark Schonewille
>> 
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>> On 9/26/2014 22:54, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel wrote:
>> 
>>> Sorry... it contains letters.  Sorry for the confusion.  I should have
>>> been
>>> more complete with my explanation and sample data.
>>> 
>>> SKIP
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Mark Schonewille <
>>> m.schonewi...@economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Then what exactly does the middle item contain? Numbers and letters?
>>>> Special symbols? Chinese?
>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>>> Mark Schonewille
>>>> 
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>>>> On 9/26/2014 22:49, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> The middle item "XXXXX" does not always have a number in it.  The common
>>>>> denominator between all the items I WANT to keep start with "page-" and
>>>>> end
>>>>> with "-landed.html"
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 4:37 PM, Mark Schonewille <
>>>>> m.schonewi...@economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Then you can try this:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> on mouseUp
>>>>>>      put "/point-item[0-9]+-landed.html" into myFilter
>>>>>>      put fld 1 into myData
>>>>>>      filter myData with regex pattern myFilter
>>>>>>      put myData
>>>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> This is a LiveCode example, but you can apply the regex
>>>>>> "/point-item[0-9]+-landed.html" in PHP or Perl. I tried this with and
>>>>>> without escaping the slash and dashes, but escaping seems unnecesary.
>>>>>> If
>>>>>> the regex doesn't work in PHP or Perl, maybe you could try
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> \/point\-item[0-9]+\-landed.html
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> but I haven't tested if this would be necessary.
>>>>>> 
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>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Mark Schonewille
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
>>>>>> Homepage: http://economy-x-talk.com
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>>>>>> 
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>>>>>> 
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>>>>>> On 9/26/2014 22:27, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The results I want returned are:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
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