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Naresh Rajan
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Joined: Sep 08, 2005
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I am trying to match a string which can contain any digit except 6 as the first charecter. Can anyone please let me know how I do it.


Am not a pro and thats why am here!!!
Jesper de Jong
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Have you looked at the API documentation of class java.util.regex.Pattern? It explains how to make a Java regular expression.

What did you try out yourself and how did that work out?

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Piet Verdriet
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Joined: Feb 25, 2006
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Here's a demo:


Good luck.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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