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Re: substrings at the end of words

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54987] Re: substrings at the end of words
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 06:34:14 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <d0ju4u$n1m$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hello
the magic word EndOfString will do the trick.

a = {"edit", "listed", "called", "wedding"}
StringCases[a, _ ~~ "ed" ~~ EndOfString]

{{}, {ted}, {led}, {}}

Sincerely, Daniel

fartous at mail15.com wrote:
> a = {"edit", "listed", "called", "wedding"}
> StringCases[a, _ ~~ "ed"]
> Out[]= {{}, {ted}, {led}, {wed}}
> i want to extract only the "ed" string which located only at the end of the 
> words, i could not do that using the above code.
> thanks
> jack
> 


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