Commit 2ea92cab authored by Drew's avatar Drew

Add a `replaceFirst` API

parent 08ca5304
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......@@ -322,4 +322,22 @@ public struct Regex {
public func replaceAll(inString string: String, withNewString newString: String) -> String {
return self.replaceAll(inString: string, usingClosure: {j in return newString})
/// Replace the first match with another string
/// - parameter string: We use the `entireMatch` of this value
/// - parameter newString: We replace the `entireMatch` with thew new value
public func replaceFirst(inString string: String, withNewString newString: String) -> String {
var replaced = string
if let match = try! self.findFirst(inString: string) {
//take the part up the current match
var new_newString = String(replaced.utf8[replaced.utf8.startIndex ..< replaced.utf8.index(replaced.utf8.startIndex, offsetBy: match.entireMatch.start)])!
//take the new part
let newString = newString
new_newString += newString
//take the part after the current match
new_newString += String(replaced.utf8[replaced.utf8.index(replaced.utf8.startIndex, offsetBy: match.entireMatch.end) ..< replaced.utf8.endIndex])!
return new_newString
return replaced
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