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String split on multiple regex

Harry Steinke
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Joined: Dec 09, 2005
Posts: 13
I have some text that I wish to parse but there are 2 different characters (, and |) I want to parse it on
ex. some text, with | extra , things in it
Is there a way to do this split once or would I have to do 2 separate splits

String[] split = s.split(",");
String[] split2 = split.split("\\|");
Joel McNary
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Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1817

See Regualr Expressions. Since the split method takes a regular expression, you can say:



Which means:

Split the string on the ',' or '|' characters. (Note that the vertical pipe is the OR operator in regular expressions.)


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Harry Steinke
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Joined: Dec 09, 2005
Posts: 13
That did it.
Thanks
 
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