pcre16_get_stringnumber


SYNOPSIS

       #include <pcre.h>

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

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

DESCRIPTION

       This convenience function finds the number of a named substring captur-
       ing 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]_get_stringnumber(). You can obtain the complete
       list by calling pcre[16]_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.



PCRE 8.30                       13 January 2012       PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)
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