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RegEx ignore word preciding a character set in node.js ?

RegEx ignore word preciding a character set in node.js ?

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RexEx Groups:

  1. result - one record from input (row)
  2. data - numbers (including ,)
  3. cat - category name
  4. extra - to be ignored

JS

  • replace result with re-ordered cat ($3), = and data ($2)
  • replace , with empty
 const regex = /(?<result>(?<data>^[\d|,]+)(?: in )(?<cat>.+?)(?<extra>\s+(?:\(.+?\)?)?))$/gm;

// Alternative syntax using RegExp constructor
// const regex = new RegExp('(?<result>(?<data>^[\\d|,]+)(?: in )(?<cat>.+?)(?<extra>\\s+(?:\\(.+?\\)?)?))$', 'gm')

const str = `286,879 in Home & Kitchen (See Top 100 in Home & Kitchen)  
339 in Cardboard Cutouts    
2,945 in Jigsaws (Toys & Games)`;
const subst = `$3 = $2`;

// The substituted value will be contained in the result variable
const result = str.replace(regex, subst).replace(',', '');

console.log('Substitution result: ', result);

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