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Regular Expression to Grab an Object Reference Name from a C# Code File.

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This expression grabs the token preceding the = sign which precedes the keyword new. The expression within the parenthesis is a positive lookahead which matches an equal sign followed by zero or more spaces, then zero or more characters (for example an explicit cast) followed again by zero or more spaces, finally the keyword new, and at least one space.

  1. \S*\s*(?=\=\s*\S*\s*new\s)

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