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Problem in using find command - Need Pointers

Former Member
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Hi Experts,

I am using FIND Command to search for a string in fields of internal table.

Example:

Search string : test

Code

Loop at itab into wa.

wa = 'test record found or not '.

find all occurrences of 'test' in wa. (This gives me correct result)

but in scenario like this:

wa = 'testing is in progress'

find all occurrences of 'test' in wa.

it gives me a sy-subrc 0 as word 'test' is found in word 'testing'.

i would like to ignore this record for further processing.

Any suggestions on what should i do to search for the exact keword in the string ?

Thanks

Bhanu

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former_member156446
Active Contributor
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Here is the sample code tested and found working:

data:
  a type string,
  r TYPE string VALUE '(^|[[:blank:][:cntrl:][:punct:]])test([[:blank:][:cntrl:][:punct:]]|$)',
  result_tab type match_result_tab.


FIND ALL OCCURRENCES OF REGEX r IN
 'test.asaa. testin atest bu;lll test111.test' RESULTS result_tab.

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former_member156446
Active Contributor
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Here is the sample code tested and found working:

data:
  a type string,
  r TYPE string VALUE '(^|[[:blank:][:cntrl:][:punct:]])test([[:blank:][:cntrl:][:punct:]]|$)',
  result_tab type match_result_tab.


FIND ALL OCCURRENCES OF REGEX r IN
 'test.asaa. testin atest bu;lll test111.test' RESULTS result_tab.

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Hi J@Y ,

It works fine for me thanks for looking into it.

One question how did you found out the string (^|[[:blank:][:cntrl:][:punct:]])

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