Validate and get exact number of characters using the regular expression

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Bhaskar R
Bhaskar R 2020년 3월 8일
댓글: Bhaskar R 2020년 3월 12일
Hi all,
I am using MATLAB R2016a version and working on a chacters set like
str = 'ENGINE-45'; % this is okay(digits are 2 after hyphen)
where i need to validate and get as numbers of digits after hyphen (-), it should be 2 digtits but in some case it is 3, 4, 5 number digits like
str = 'ACCCAT-455'; % this is not okay(3 digits)
str = 'VCCASNSRR-12344'; % this is not okay(5 digits)
I have used reguler expresion to get charcters and digits as
out_str = regexp(str, '[A-Z]+-[0-9]{2}', 'match');
ans =
'VCCASNSRR-12' % used {2} but where inputs are 5, tryiing to restrict this to only 2 char
but this is not what i required i need to get if and only 2 digits after hyphen?

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J. Alex Lee
J. Alex Lee 2020년 3월 8일
out_str = regexp(str, '[A-Z]+-[0-9]{2}$', 'match');
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Bhaskar R
Bhaskar R 2020년 3월 12일
Yes sir, It worked perfectly
Thank you :-)

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dpb 2020년 3월 8일
I can get you closer, but not exactly right...
will return only matches of exactly two digits after the "-", but for those cases that do match, also returns the leading "-"
I'm not sure how to prevent that...I'm pretty lame at regular expressions.
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Bhaskar R
Bhaskar R 2020년 3월 9일
Thank for the for the response dpb, I have data varying with another string so I had to stick to use only reguler expressions only as of now.

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