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Regular Expression in String
Joined: Jul 20, 2006
Aug 28, 2006 11:19:00
How regular expression
should look like to find the match in the string of word "amp". I want to use method String.matches(String regex).
Thank you in advance.
Joined: Jan 17, 2006
Aug 28, 2006 15:48:00
If you want the word amp (i.e. the regular expression doesnt match the amp in st
) the you would use:
boolean match = myString.matches("\\bamp\\b");
[ August 28, 2006: Message edited by: Garrett Rowe ]
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