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<?php $string = "this (is (a) test) with (two parenthesis) duh"; $regex = '#\((([^()]+|(?R))*)\)#'; if (preg_match_all($regex, $string ,$matches)) { echo var_export($matches[1], true); } else { //no parenthesis echo $string; }
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Output for 4.3.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.12.0, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
array ( 0 => 'is (a) test', 1 => 'two parenthesis', )