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Queries the index number of a name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
RegEx 4.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "RegEx.StringNumber"; RegExRef; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
RegExRef The reference number for the regular expression returned from RegEx.Compile. $regex
Name The name of the substring to find. "test"


Returns number or error.


Queries the index number of a name.


Test with a named substring:

$regex = MBS("RegEx.Compile"; "H(?P<name>.*)o"; 0)
$index = MBS("RegEx.StringNumber"; $regex; "name")
# index is now 1 as this is first substring.

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 26th October 2014, last changed 26th October 2014

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