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Leno Skosan
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Joined: Apr 23, 2010
Posts: 3
Hi guys,

I have the following comma separated values in a string "1234,'abc',null,'def,ghi',5678,'jkl','mno ,pqr, stuv'". What I want to do is to split the string as follows:

1234
'abc'
null
'def,ghi'
5678
'jkl',
'mno ,pqr, stuv'

Any suggestions?
Maneesh Godbole
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Joined: Jul 26, 2007
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What have you tried so far and where are you stuck?
I would suggest looking into the String class for a method which would help you split the given string (hint)
Agreeably, this would not be an optimal way of doing things, but its the easiest.

Edit: Ok. My bad. I did not read the title mention regular expression.
So, even then, my original question still stands. What have you tried so far and where are you stuck


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fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11448
    
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I am not a regex guru. I have no idea how to do this with a regex...but I could probably do it with two.


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