regexp.splitRegexp() function

regexp.splitRegexp() splits a string into substrings separated by regular expression matches and returns an array of i substrings between matches.

Function type signature
(i: int, r: regexp, v: string) => [string]
For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) Regular expression used to search v.


(Required) String value to be searched.


(Required) Maximum number of substrings to return.

-1 returns all matching substrings.


Return an array of regular expression matches

import "regexp"

regexp.splitRegexp(r: /a*/, v: "abaabaccadaaae", i: -1)// Returns ["", "b", "b", "c", "c", "d", "e"]

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