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RegexMatchValues

RegexMatchValues converts regular expression matches to strong types.

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Usage

The RegexMatchExtensions static class provides a few simple extension methods on Match that convert the capturing groups of the regular expression into a tuple. (Try it!)

var text = "Use 22/7 for pi.";
var (numerator, denominator) =
    Regex.Match(text, @"(\d+)/(\d+)").Get<(int, int)>();
Console.WriteLine((double) numerator / denominator);
// output: 3.142857142857143

Get<T>() throws InvalidOperationException if the match fails, so use one of the TryGet<T>() overloads if that is a possibility. (Try it!)

var text = "Use 3.14 for pi.";
if (Regex.Match(text, @"(\d+)/(\d+)").TryGet(out (int N, int D) fraction))
    Console.WriteLine((double) fraction.N / fraction.D);
else
    Console.WriteLine("No fraction found.");
// output: No fraction found.

To use named capturing groups, specify each group name in the order they should appear in the tuple. (Try it!)

var text = "Use 22/7 for pi.";
var (denominator, numerator) =
    Regex.Match(text, @"(?<nu>\d+)/(?<de>\d+)").Get<(int, int)>("de", "nu");
Console.WriteLine((double) numerator / denominator);
// output: 3.142857142857143

Other types besides tuples are also supported. See the remarks in the documentation for the full details.