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Re: string pattern search

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg57353] Re: [mg57305] string pattern search
  • From: Igor Antonio <igora at wolf-ram.com>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 06:03:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <200505240912.FAA19158@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: igora at wolf-ram.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

zak wrote:
> Hi
> how to search for the pattern "abc" in the string "aiibbaecXXacarbiiicc"
> and the letters space between a,b,c is not important, so the output will be:
> 1-when overlapping not allowed:
> {aiibbaec},{acarbiiic}
> 2-and when we consider overlapping:
> {aiibbaec},{aecXXacarbiiic},{acarbiiic},{arbiiic}
> 
> regards

1 -

StringCases["aiibbaecXXacarbiiicc",
  ShortestMatch["a" ~~ ___ ~~ "b" ~~ ___ ~~ "c"], Overlaps -> False]

2 -

StringCases["aiibbaecXXacarbiiicc",
  ShortestMatch["a" ~~ ___ ~~ "b" ~~ ___ ~~ "c"], Overlaps -> True]


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