C# equivalent to VB val() function

Although VB had it’s limitations, it was damn easy to filter an input string for a numerical value.

Here is how to do it in C#. You’ll need to use System.Text.RegularExpressions in the header

private static int VBVal(string sInput)
        string sOutput = string.Empty;
        MatchCollection oMatches = Regex.Matches(sInput, "\\d+");
        foreach (Match oMatch in oMatches)
                sOutput += oMatch.ToString();
        return (int)sOutput;

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