What is a regex

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What is a regex? Can someone explain how it works?
Oct 16, 2019 in Data Analytics by ch
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A regular expression, regex or regexp is a sequence of characters that define a search pattern.

It allows you to create patterns that help match, locate, and manage text.

A regex is passed to string function to perform functions.

Ex: str_detect(name,regrex("s",TRUE))
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