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11-03-2012, 12:42 AM
The variable "add_count" is always 1. Here is what I tried:

$add_count = preg_match_all('/-?\d+(\+)\d+/', $n, $match2);

Also tried this:

$add_count = preg_match_all('/\b-?\d+(\+)\d+$/', $n, $match2);

It still evaluates to 1 and not 2.

11-03-2012, 02:47 AM
The first expression matches to 6+0 and then decides that +1 doesn't match.

The second one matches 0+1 and then doesn't have any further content to check.

So on both cases there is only one number+number that can be matched (given that the search for another match starts from the end of the previously matched text).