regex question on multiple word matches 
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 regex question on multiple word matches

I'm trying to sort through a list of names that are in no order. They could

Last First
Last First Mi
Last First Mi.
First Mi Last
First Mi. Last

And all with possible descriptive addtions after the actual name. Is there a
way with a
regular expression to figure if it is case 1, case 2, etc?

I've been looking at patterns and doing a "\W" but that just tells me where
the first break is.
Is there anyway with a regex to have it return the entire word? Or entire
potential match
of Last First Mi. (notice there is actuall a period at the end of some of

As you guessed it is an AD migration issue.


Mon, 19 Jul 2004 11:07:47 GMT  
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