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StringMatchQ

StringMatchQ["string", patt]
tests whether "string" matches the string pattern patt.
StringMatchQ["string", RegularExpression["regex"]]
tests whether "string" matches the specified regular expression.
StringMatchQ[{s1, s2, ...}, p]
gives the list of results for each of the si.
  • StringMatchQ allows both ordinary StringExpression string patterns, as well as abbreviated string patterns containing the following metacharacters:
*zero or more characters
@one or more characters, excluding upper-case letters
\\*, etc.literal *, etc.
  • Verbatim["p"] specifies the verbatim string "p", with * and @ treated literally.
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