Re: [PHP] Catch line indetation
- Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:15:00 +0200
- From: "Christoph M. Becker" <cmbecker69@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PHP] Catch line indetation
On 28.10.2016 at 13:09, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> On 28 October 2016 12:01:16 BST, Narcis Garcia <informatica@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello, I have a string (I quote here only) as:
>> ' <table>...</table>'
>> As you can see there are 3 spaces at the beginning, but it could be 0
>> 4 or any number of spaces.
>> How can I get a string with only the initial spaces part?
>> ' <table>...</table>' -> ' '
>> 'hello' -> ''
>> ' hello' -> ' '
> Have you tried regular expressions? Something like:
> ^( )*[^ ]
> The first captured match is the number of spaces, from 0 to any amount. Not the space between the brackets and before the closing square bracket
Shouldn't that be
^( *)[^ ]
Christoph M. Becker
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