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Revision as of 14:16, 21 May 2021

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Only available in Development branch(es) until its release with Arma 3 patch v2.06.


Returns all all matches found with given pattern in given haystack and their offset.
Regular Expression (Regex)


haystack regexFind [pattern, startOffset]
haystack: String
pattern: String - Format regex pattern
offset: Number - (Optional, default: 0) The offset has to be smaller then count haystack and >= 0
Return Value:
Array of arrays. Each array in format:
  • 0: String - Match
  • 1: Number - Offset of given match relative to haystack beginning. Provided offset is ignored


Example 1:
"wooKie boOkie cookie" regexFind [".ookie/gio"]; // [["wooKie",0],["boOkie",7],["cookie",14]]
Example 2:
"wooKie boOkie cookie" regexFind [".ookie/i"]; // [["wooKie",0]]
Example 3:
"wooKie boOkie cookie" regexFind [".ookie/"]; // [["wooKie",0],["boOkie",7],["cookie",14]]
Example 4:
Multiline example:"co1kie2 co2kie" regexFind ["^co.kie$"]; // [["co1kie",0],["co2kie",8]]
Example 5:
"I'm a cookie clicker" regexFind ["c(.*?)k(.*?)e/i"]; // [["cookie",6],["oo",7],["i",10]]
Example 6:
"I'm a cookie clicker" regexFind ["c(.*?)k(.*?)e"]; // [["cookie",6],["oo",7],["i",10],["clicke",13],["lic",14],["",18]]

Additional Information

See also:
regexMatch regexReplace


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