regexp.findStringIndex() function

regexp.findStringIndex() returns a two-element array of integers that represent the beginning and ending indexes of the first regular expression match in a string.

Function type signature
(r: regexp, v: string) => [int]

For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) Regular expression used to search v.


(Required) String value to search.


Index the bounds of first regular expression match in each row

import "regexp"

regexp.findStringIndex(r: /ab?/, v: "tablet")// Returns [1, 3]

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