|Oracle® Fusion Middleware Idoc Script Reference Guide
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)
Part Number E10726-01
Searches a string for a specific pattern using a regular expression to do matching. Regular expression constructs can contain characters, character classes, and other classes and quantifiers. See
http://java.sun.com for details about the Java API for Class Pattern.
This feature is only available with JVM 1.4 or later versions; this is the default version for Content Server version 7.0 and later.
Type and Usage
This function takes two parameters:
The first parameter is the string to match.
The second parameter is the expression.
The following example returns FALSE, because the string does not match the expression:
The following example returns TRUE because the wild cards are present. If standard wild cards such as the asterisk (*) were used instead of the dot-asterisk (.*) convention, the match would fail.