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I was pretty sure I had all I needed to acomplish what I was trying to do untill I ran into a nasty bit of HTML that posed a challenge when trying to pick through it.
 
I need to display the name that follows a students name.....
 
Example- Student name: Sara,John,Mark
 
Now I only need to display one of thoes names but it would be nice to know how to match a string that comes after the match string I am using to get close to the next following word which is the word I wish to display alone.
 
I heard this is called a "look ahead" or "look behind" in regex...
is a look ahead to the right and look behind to the left?
 
if so I am looking to display the string to the right only if possible.
 

thank you in advance!
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Posted 7-Sep-12 5:28am
Dale 20121.8K
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Wes Aday at 7-Sep-12 10:30am
   
I believe it's common to refer to right of where you are at as look ahead and to the left of the current position as look behind.
Dale 2012 at 9-Sep-12 4:00am
   
how do you perform this regular expression to look for the next word to the string your matching?

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