I have a text file say log file. i have to extract all the characters between "<" sign and ">" sign.
i.e. between <> and put it into the database and log file is of kind
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:49 GMT: Received request </abc/abc.gif>, from <111.1.11.11>:<1111> at domain <localhost/abc.net>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:49 GMT: UserName <abc>, Proxy <localhost-80>, URN <http://abc/abc.gif>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:49 GMT: Processing Proxy request
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:50 GMT: Sending Msg <111> from Proxy Reader <1111111111> for URL <http://abc.abc/>with Params <> <abc>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:50 GMT: Named pipe <\\.\pipe\1111111111> started for request <http://abc.abc/>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:50 GMT: Received request </abc/abc.gif>, from <111.1.11.11>:<1111> at domain <localhost/abc.net>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:50 GMT: UserName <abc>, Proxy <localhost-80>, URN <http://abc/abc.gif>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:50 GMT: Processing Proxy request
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:52 GMT: Received Msg <222> for URL <http://abc.abc/>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:52 GMT: Status: 200 OK, Reminder: Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.1
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Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 04:48:33 GMT
Content-Type: text/html
Accept-Ranges: bytes
Last-Modified: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 05:29:17 GMT
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:52 GMT: Last chunck read from pipe \\.\pipe\1111111111 for <http://abc.abc/>: <963>
Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:49:52 GMT: Closing pipe <\\.\pipe\1111111111> for url <http://abc.abc/>

and i want to parse this file and extract and put the information from <> sign into the database
i had followed following link for file parsing
and instead of putting the info in dataset i m putting it into database.
Now my problem is my log file is of above format and i have to parse all the info within <>
I m using C# 1.1 version
does anybody have any idea or suggestions?
Thanks in advance

This <([^>]+)> would probably be what you were looking for. Since I don't know the C# Regex API (neither C#), I can't help you in that area, but as long as you know how to use back-references and extract the matched text, this shouldn't be a major problem.

For some tutorials on C# regexes see here.

Regex r;
            Match m;
            string inputString = "sdasdsf < Muhammad > dffafsdfsfssd < Afnan > fdgdfsagff <Khan> sdsdf dssdsdfsdsdfsdf<lastafnan@hotmail.com>sdfsdfsdffsdsdfsdfsdffsdfsdfsd";

            r = new Regex("(<.+?>)", RegexOptions.IgnoreCase | RegexOptions.Compiled);
            for (m = r.Match(inputString); m.Success; m = m.NextMatch())
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Found:" + m.Groups[1] + "at" + m.Groups[1].Index);
            }
            Console.ReadLine();
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