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Hi all,
i have a search box in my site and as user enters word a dropdown with results gets updated and each result the search term is highlighted. for ex: user enters " tes m" the result will be

is there a easy way of doing this in java? regular expressions?
my current approch is using indexOf and replace which sometimes highlighting a in span tag if user enters a as search term.
 
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Java or JavaScript? You have a web page. Do you want to go back to the server each time?

And yes, a regular expression can match a string.
 
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