I got it!

thanks to everyone that posted a reply....you all were very helpful!
jackster

Collins wrote:
> John Sheahan wrote:
>>
>> I want to be able to do a kind of match like:
>>
>>         m/^Title([a-zA-Z0-9])//g
>>
>> and access what's inside the () with x[0].
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> jackster
>>   
> 
> Yes.
> 
> irb(main):001:0> result = "Title1".match(/^Title([a-zA-Z0-9])/)
> => #<MatchData:0xb7d90654>
> irb(main):002:0> result[1]
> => "1"
> irb(main):003:0> $1
> => "1"
> irb(main):004:0> Regexp.last_match[1]
> => "1"
> irb(main):005:0> $~[1]
> => "1"
> 
> 
> http://ruby-doc.org/core/classes/MatchData.html
> 
> -Justin

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