Difference between revisions of "regexMatch"

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|x3= <code>[[forceUnicode]] 1;
|x3= <code>[[forceUnicode]] 1;
"I'm a coÖkIe clicker" [[{{PAGENAMEE}}]] ".*coökie.*";</code>
"I'm a coÖkIe clicker" [[{{PAGENAMEE}}]] ".*coökie.*";</code>
|x4= <code>"Cookie clicker" regexMatch "cookie/i"; {{cc|false, pattern does not fully match the haystack}}</code>
|seealso= [[regexFind]] [[regexReplace]]
|seealso= [[regexFind]] [[regexReplace]]

Revision as of 23:40, 17 January 2022

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Returns whether the haystack matches the pattern.
Strings - Regular Expression


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


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.*";
Example 4:
"Cookie clicker" regexMatch "cookie/i"; // false, pattern does not fully match the haystack

Additional Information

See also:
regexFind regexReplace


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