Scroll to navigation

std::match_results::length(3) C++ Standard Libary std::match_results::length(3)


std::match_results::length - std::match_results::length


difference_type length( size_type n = 0 ) const; (since C++11)

Returns the length of the specified sub-match.

If n == 0, the length of the entire matched expression is returned.

If n > 0 && n < size(), the length of nth sub-match is returned.

if n >= size(), a length of the unmatched match is returned.

The call is equivalent to (*this)[n].length().


n - integral number specifying which match to examine

Return value

The length of the specified match or sub-match.

See also

operator[] returns specified sub-match
(public member function)
length returns the length of the match (if any)
(public member function of std::sub_match<BidirIt>)