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    regexp:replace() replaces the portions of a string that match a given regular expression with the contents of another string.

    Syntax

    regexp:replace(originalString, regExpString, flagsString, replaceString)
    

    Arguments

    originalString
    The string perform a search-and-replace operation upon.
    regExpString
    The JavaScript style regular expression to evaluate.
    flagsString
    The string containing character flags.
    replaceString
    The string with which the matched substrings are to be replaced.

    The character flags are:

    g - Global replace
    If this flag is specified, all occurrences of the regular expression within the originalString are replaced. Otherwise only the first occurrence is replaced.
    i - Case insensitive match
    If this flag is specified, the match is performed in a case insensitive fashion.

    Returns

    The revised version of the string.

    Defined

    EXSLT - REGEXP:REPLACE

    Gecko support

    Supported in Gecko 1.9 and later.

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