test

Test if a string matches a given regular expression and return true or false.

This function does not generate an event.

Function

regex.test(string)

Arguments

Argument Type Description
string str (required) The string to test.

Return value

true if there is a match between the string and the regular expression, otherwise false.

Example

Examples using test():

// The first regex is case sensitive, the second is case insensitive
[
    regex("^hello").test('Hello world!!'),
    regex("^hello", "i").test('Hello world!!'),
];

Return value in JSON format

[
    false,
    true
]