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I am trying to run a simple regex match which is not working. Would appreciate any suggestion explaining why i cannot get a match below.



i was hoping that when i will run this simple test ,it will print MATCH. But it didn't. any how i can make it work ?

I tried below variations, but none worked -



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You were missing the period.

"g*" says "zero or more g's"
"g.*" says a 'g' followed by zero or more of any character.
 
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Carey Brown wrote:You were missing the period.

"g*" says "zero or more g's"
"g.*" says a 'g' followed by zero or more of any character.



thanks it worked.
 
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