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Capturing text with “Starts after… continues until…”

 

 

The text capture method “Starts after… continues until..” is the easiest way to extract a piece of text from an incoming email. To set it up you just have to define two parameters: where the text starts and where it ends. For example:

 

 

There are different ways to identify the boundaries of the text:

 

If the boundaries of the text are not always exactly the same you may find useful to use regular expressions. They are useful if, for example, there is an indeterminate amount of spaces between characters:

The regular expression invoice\s+= will match with any text that have one or more spaces between invoice and the = symbol. You can find more information regarding regular expressions here.

 

Another very common method of capturing a text is by its line-column position. If it is always in the same place it will work flawlessly: