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Version: current [24.3.x]

REGEXP_EXTRACT

Categories: String, Regular Expressions

REGEXP_EXTRACT

Extracts the first string in expression that matches the REGEXP expression and corresponds to the REGEX group index.

Syntax

REGEXP_EXTRACT(input string, regex string [, expr_group_index integer]) → string

  • input: The expression to search for a matching string.
  • regex: The Perl-compatible regular expression (PCRE) to match against.
  • expr_group_index (optional): A regular expression group number, defining which portion of the matching string will be returned.

Examples

REGEXP_EXTRACT example
SELECT REGEXP_EXTRACT('100-500', '(\d+)-(\d+)', 1)
-- 100
REGEXP_EXTRACT example
SELECT REGEXP_EXTRACT('100-500', '(\d+)-(\d+)', 0)
-- 100-500