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Altova MapForce 2020 Professional Edition

Result is the input string split into a sequence of strings, where the supplied regular expression pattern match defines the separator. The separator strings are not output by the result parameter. Optional flags may also be used.

fn-tokenize-regex

regex1

 

In the example shown above, input string is a succession of characters separated by spaces and/or commas, i.e.

 

a ,  b c,d

 

The regex pattern defines a character class ["space""comma"] - of which one and only one character will be matched in a character class, i.e. either space or comma.

 

The + quantifier specifies "one or more" occurrences of the character class/string.

 

The result string is:

regex2

There are slight differences in regular expression syntax between the various languages.

 

For more information, see Regular expressions.

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