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Parashuram Hallur
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Joined: Sep 18, 2006
Posts: 41

I am looking for regular pattern which will check for the characters
0-9a-zA-Z and '_' and non-ascii characters

If the input string contains any of the above characters should be allowed. Essentially I want to restrict only special characters but not non-ascii.

Thanks for any help

kwame Iwegbue
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Joined: Sep 02, 2000
Posts: 197


or better still, read this Regex tutorialtutorial

Who dares, wins! (SAS motto)
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