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hi,
I am trying to match a string which can contain any digit except 6 as the first charecter. Can anyone please let me know how I do it.

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Have you looked at the API documentation of class java.util.regex.Pattern? It explains how to make a Java regular expression.

What did you try out yourself and how did that work out?
 
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Here's a demo:

Details: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/regex/Pattern.html

Good luck.
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