October 19, 2020

Regex: Find any

How to match “any character” in regular expression

  • . => any char except newline
  • \. => the actual dot character
  • .? = .{0,1} = match any char except newline zero or one times
  • .* = .{0,} = match any char except newline zero or more times
  • .+ = .{1,} = match any char except newline one or more times