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RegEx.Pattern

Queries the pattern used to compile this regular expression.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RegEx 4.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "RegEx.Pattern"; RegExRef )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
RegExRef The reference number for the regular expression returned from RegEx.Compile. $regex

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Queries the pattern used to compile this regular expression.

Examples

Query pattern:

Set Variable [ $Pattern ; Value: "H(.*)o (.)or(..)" ]
Set Variable [ $Regex ; Value: MBS("RegEx.Compile"; $Pattern; "CaseLess") ]
Show Custom Dialog [ "Pattern used" ; MBS( "RegEx.Pattern"; $RegEx ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("RegEx.Free"; $RegEx) ]

See also


RegEx.Options   -   RegEx.Quote

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