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Pattern matching Dates in text format: Jan 01, 2021 (for eample)

asked on August 4, 2022


I have been working in an Atom project to build the following pattern matching RegEx to pattern match text format dates:

Jan 01, 2016

Feb 01, 2016


I have the following:


Which in theory works in Atom, but when I apply this in my WF it returns:

01,20162016 when Jan 01, 2016 is presented to it.

I'm in need of a second (or more) pair of eyes to see where I'm going wrong.

Thank you.

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replied on August 4, 2022

It's the extra set of parentheses in


It should work as expected if you change it to

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replied on August 5, 2022 Show version history

Thanks for catching that!


However I get 01, 2016 but not Jan 01, 2016 when I offer Jan 01, 2016 within a text string.  I thought I was picking out the month within the string, but it appears to be finding it and then just returning the text which follows it.  Have I created a non-capturing group without knowing? frown



Stand down everyone.  I had a rouge "?" in: 



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