How to find specific text in a string?

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Hello,
I have the following text:
"abs(3).def(5).hhh(11)"
Is there an easy way for search for all the locations with "(" - number - ")".
I mean, all the places where there is a number between parenthesis.
I've try to use regexp but it was too complicate for me to understand how exactly it should be written.
Thanks.

Accepted Answer

Cris LaPierre
Cris LaPierre on 4 Apr 2022
I'm sure there is a regexp way to do this, but I find it easier to use pattern with its supporting functions. Here's how I would do it.
txt = "abs(3).def(5).hhh(11)";
pat = lookBehindBoundary("(") + digitsPattern + lookAheadBoundary(")");
extract(txt,pat)
ans = 3×1 string array
"3" "5" "11"

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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 4 Apr 2022
a="abs(3).def(5).hhh(11)";
regexp(a,'(\d+)')

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