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    Need regex to extract specific strings

    I need to extract particular strings from a huge text file. The length of the string is 58. For this I need to write a regex expression.

    The string has 8 spaces in the starting, followed by alphabets(caps as well as lower case ), numbers and spaces....and ends with a number.

    With (.)[0123456789]$ expression I can figure out that the last character is a number. But how do I specify the condition that starting has 8 spaces, followed by anything and then ends with a number.

    Can anyone give me some solution?
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    Simply based on the description of the string,
     {8}[a-zA-Z0-9 ]*[0-9]
    Can you give some varied examples of what should and should not match?

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