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regexp.matchRegexpString() function

regexp.matchRegexpString() tests if a string contains any match to a regular expression.

Function type signature
(r: regexp, v: string) => bool
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

r

(Required) Regular expression used to search v.

v

(Required) String value to search.

Examples

Test if a string contains a regular expression match

import "regexp"

regexp.matchRegexpString(r: /(gopher){2}/, v: "gophergophergopher")// Returns true

Filter by rows that contain matches to a regular expression

import "regexp"
import "sampledata"

sampledata.string()
    |> filter(fn: (r) => regexp.matchRegexpString(r: /_\d/, v: r._value))

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