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(<\/td>[^*<]<td[^*>]>)\s*\S+\s\S+,\s*([^*<] <\/td> [^*<] <\/tr>)
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gm
1st Capturing Group
(<\/td>[^*<]<td[^*>]>)
< matches the character < literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / literally (case sensitive)
td> matches the characters td> literally (case sensitive)
Match a single character not present in the list below
[^<]
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
< matches the character < literally (case sensitive)
<td matches the characters <td literally (case sensitive)
Match a single character not present in the list below
[^>]
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
> matches the character > literally (case sensitive)
> matches the character > literally (case sensitive)
\s
matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
\S
matches any non-whitespace character (equivalent to [^\r\n\t\f\v ])
+ matches the previous token between one and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
\s matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
\S
matches any non-whitespace character (equivalent to [^\r\n\t\f\v ])
+ matches the previous token between one and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
, matches the character , literally (case sensitive)
\s
matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
2nd Capturing Group
([^*<] <\/td> [^*<] <\/tr>)
Match a single character not present in the list below
[^<]
< matches the characters < literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / literally (case sensitive)
td> matches the characters td> literally (case sensitive)
Match a single character not present in the list below
[^<]
< matches the characters < literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / literally (case sensitive)
tr> matches the characters tr> literally (case sensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
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gm

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