regexp:test()

regexp:test() tests to see whether a string matches a specified regular expression.

Syntax

regexp:test(testString, regExpString[, flagsString])

Parameters

testString

The string to test.

regExpString

The JavaScript style regular expression to evaluate.

flagsStringOptional

An optional string containing character flags.

The character flags are:

g

Global match. Has no effect for this function; it's allowed for consistency with other regexp functions.

i

Case insensitive match<. If this flag is specified, the match is performed in a case insensitive fashion.

Returns

true if the specified regexp matches the test string.

Specifications