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Class: TGrep
Declaration: property TGrep.MatchStartPos: integer;

The readonly property MatchStartPos returns the starting position of a matched regular expression (as defined by the property RegExp), i.e. it contains the position of the first matched character of the parameter Instring of the method MatchString.

Note: MatchStartPos equals RegExpToken[1].ValidFrom ; it has been included in the class TGrep for convenience.

Example: This property is used in the following example program (see for downloading the code): grep

Last Update: 2012-Oct-20