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Ruby | Regexp match() function
  • Last Updated : 18 Dec, 2019

Regexp#match() : force_encoding?() is a Regexp class method which matches the regular expression with the string and specifies the position in the string to begin the search.

Syntax: Regexp.match()

Parameter: Regexp values

Return: regular expression with the string after matching it.

Example #1 :



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# Ruby code for Regexp.match() method
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_a = /a/
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_b = /geeks/
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_c = /a/
  
  
#  match method
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_a.match("abcd")}\n\n"
  
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_b.match("geeksforgeeks")}\n\n"
  
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_c.match("playway")}\n\n"

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Output :

Regexp match form : a

Regexp match form : geeks

Regexp match form : a

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# Ruby code for Regexp.match() method
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_a = /geeks/
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_b = /problem/
  
# declaring Regexp value
reg_c = /code/
  
  
#  match method
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_a.match("geeksforgeeks")}\n\n"
  
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_b.match("geeksforgeeks")}\n\n"
  
puts "Regexp match form : #{reg_c.match("codeer")}\n\n"

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Output :

Regexp match form : geeks

Regexp match form : 

Regexp match form : code

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