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Re: opposite of chr(int)

From: Richard Broersma <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Henry Drexler <alonup8tb(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: opposite of chr(int)
Date: 2011-10-07 15:15:38
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On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Henry Drexler <alonup8tb(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> So it is saying look past seven characters "^.{7}" and check that next
> character if it is an interger "\d"
> Is that a correct narrative for what is going on?

Well almost.  I read it as:

Test to see if a pattern exists where

'^'  from the beginning of the text string
'.{7}' match exactly seven characters what ever they happen to be
'\d'  next match exact one numeric character
and then if found ignore the remainder of the string.

Richard Broersma Jr.

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