StartOfLine

StartOfLine

represents the start of a line in a string for purposes of matching in StringExpression.

Details

  • StartOfLine is taken to occur at the beginning of a string, and immediately after every \n newline in the string.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Split a string at the beginning of a line:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]//InputForm=

Find how many lines start with "We the People" in the U.S. Constitution:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]=

See Also

EndOfLine  StartOfString  StringExpression

Tutorials

Introduced in 2004
(5.1)