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mb_ereg

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

mb_eregRegular expression match with multibyte support

Description

int mb_ereg ( string $pattern , string $string [, array $regs ] )

Executes the regular expression match with multibyte support.

Parameters

pattern

The search pattern.

string

The search string.

regs

Contains a substring of the matched string.

Return Values

Executes the regular expression match with multibyte support, and returns 1 if matches are found. If the optional regs parameter was specified, the function returns the byte length of matched part, and the array regs will contain the substring of matched string. The function returns 1 if it matches with the empty string. If no matches are found or an error happens, FALSE will be returned.

Notes

Note:

The internal encoding or the character encoding specified by mb_regex_encoding() will be used as the character encoding for this function.

See Also

  • mb_regex_encoding() - Set/Get character encoding for multibyte regex
  • mb_eregi() - Regular expression match ignoring case with multibyte support

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