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Description

Returns the text of the pattern.

Syntax

Signature Description
aRegExp.sourceReturns the text of the pattern.

Parameters

None.

Examples

The code below displays the source property of some RegExp instances.


var aRegExp = /\d/;
var bRegExp = /[^A-Za-z0-9_]/;
var regexpValues = new Array(2);

regexpValues[0] = 'aRegExp source: ' + aRegExp.source + '\n';
regexpValues[1] = 'bRegExp source: ' + bRegExp.source;

alert(regexpValues);

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Related Tutorials

JavaScript Intermediate Tutorials - Lesson 9 - Regular Expressions