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PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)  Library Functions Manual  PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)

NAME         top

       PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

SYNOPSIS         top


       #include <pcre.h>

       int pcre_get_stringnumber(const pcre *code,
            const char *name);

       int pcre16_get_stringnumber(const pcre16 *code,
            PCRE_SPTR16 name);

       int pcre32_get_stringnumber(const pcre32 *code,
            PCRE_SPTR32 name);

DESCRIPTION         top


       This convenience function finds the number of a named substring
       capturing parenthesis in a compiled pattern. Its arguments are:

         code    Compiled regular expression
         name    Name whose number is required

       The yield of the function is the number of the parenthesis if the
       name is found, or PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING otherwise. When duplicate
       names are allowed (PCRE_DUPNAMES is set), it is not defined which of
       the numbers is returned by pcre[16|32]_get_stringnumber(). You can
       obtain the complete list by calling
       pcre[16|32]_get_stringtable_entries().

       There is a complete description of the PCRE native API in the pcreapi
       page and a description of the POSIX API in the pcreposix page.

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PCRE 8.30                       24 June 2012        PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)