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Revision as of 16:42, 13 July 2021

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

Description

Description:
Returns whether a match with given pattern in haystack was found.
Groups:
Strings - Regular Expression

Syntax

Syntax:
haystack regexMatch pattern
Parameters:
haystack: String
pattern: String - Format regex pattern
Return Value:
Boolean - Returns true if match was found, otherwise false

Examples

Example 1:
"I'm a coOkIe clicker" regexMatch ".*cookie.*"; // true
Example 2:
"I'm a coOkIe clicker" regexMatch ".*cookie.*/"; // false, empty flags == case sensitive
Example 3:
forceUnicode 1; "I'm a coÖkIe clicker" regexMatch ".*coökie.*";

Additional Information

See also:
regexFind regexReplace

Notes

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