Regsub

regsub converts the value to a string and then replaces all the occurrences of the given regular expression with the specified substitute string.


Usage:


String.regsub(regexp,substitute)

Or

regsub(String,regexp,substitute)


Where:


regexp        Is a regular expression to find in the String.

substitute        Is a String to replace for the located regular expression.


Returns:


String:        The result of substituting each occurrence of the matched regular expression with the substitute string.


Examples:


set a = "Hello There";

echo ${a.regsub("^.e","x")};

// echoes "xllo there";


See Also:

substr(), length()