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method

captures

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v2_5_5 - Show latest stable - 0 notes - Class: StringScanner
captures() public

Returns the subgroups in the most recent match (not including the full match). If nothing was priorly matched, it returns nil.

s = StringScanner.new("Fri Dec 12 1975 14:39")
s.scan(/(\w+) (\w+) (\d+) /)       # -> "Fri Dec 12 "
s.captures                         # -> ["Fri", "Dec", "12"]
s.scan(/(\w+) (\w+) (\d+) /)       # -> nil
s.captures                         # -> nil
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