BBjString::replaceAll

Description

In BBj 7.0 and higher, this method replaces each substring of this string that matches the given regular expression with the given replacement.

An invocation of this method of the form str.replaceAll(regex, repl) yields exactly the same result as the expression:

Pattern.compile(regex).replaceAll(repl)

Note that backslashes (\) and dollar signs ($) in the replacement string may cause the results to be different than if it were being treated as a literal replacement string; see replaceAll. Use Matcher#quoteReplacement to suppress the special meaning of these characters, if desired.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

String

replaceAll(string regex, string replacement)

Parameters

Variable

Description

regex

The regular expression to which this string is to be matched.

replacement

The string to be substituted for each match.

Return Value

Returns the resulting String.

Remarks

None.

Example

BBjString Example

rem ' BBjString
print "BBjString sample code"

x! = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"

print "x! = """,x!,""""
print "x!.charAt(0)=",x!.charAt(0); rem 'T'
print "x!.codePointAt(0)=",x!.codePointAt(0); rem 84
print "x!.codePointBefore(1)=",x!.codePointBefore(1); rem 84

l = x!.length()
print "x!.codePointCount(0,x!.length())=",x!.codePointCount(0,l); rem 43
print "x!.compareTo(""The"")=",x!.compareTo("The"); rem 40
print "x!.compareToIgnoreCase(""THE"")=",x!.compareToIgnoreCase("THE"); rem 40
print "x!.concat(""."")=",x!.concat(".")
print "x!.contains(""quick"")=",x!.contains("quick"); rem true
print "x!.contains(""slow"")=",x!.contains("slow"); rem false

sb! = new StringBuffer(x!)
print "StringBuffer sb! = """,sb!,""""
print "x!.contentEquals(sb!)=",x!.contentEquals(sb!); rem true
print "x!.endsWith(""dog"")=",x!.endsWith("dog"); rem true
print "x!.endsWith(""cat"")=",x!.endsWith("cat"); rem false
print "x!.equals(sb!)=",x!.equals(sb!); rem false
print "x!.equals(sb!.toString())=",x!.equals(sb!.toString()); rem true

y! = x!.toUpperCase()
print "y! = """,y!,""""
print "x!.equals(y!)=",x!.equals(y!); rem false
print "x!.equalsIgnoreCase(y!)=",x!.equalsIgnoreCase(y!); rem true
print "x!.getBytes()=",x!.getBytes()," {",x!.getBytes().getClass(),"}"
c! = java.lang.reflect.Array.newInstance(Character.TYPE,x!.length())
x!.getChars(0,x!.length(),c!,0)
print "x!.getChars()=",java.util.Arrays.toString(c!)
print "x!.hashCode()=",x!.hashCode()
print "x!.indexOf(""q"")=",x!.indexOf("q"); rem 4
print "x!.intern()=",x!.intern()
print "x!.isEmpty()=",x!.isEmpty()
print "x!.lastIndexOf(""the"")=",x!.lastIndexOf("the"); rem 31
print "x!.length()=",x!.length(); rem 43
print "x!.matches(""^The.*"")=",x!.matches("^The.*"); rem true
print "x!.offsetByCodePoints(0,1)=",x!.offsetByCodePoints(0,1); rem 1
print "x!.regionMatches(1,x!,32,2)=",x!.regionMatches(1,x!,32,2); rem true
print "x!.replace(""dog"",""cat"")=",x!.replace("dog","cat")
print "x!.replaceAll("" "",""_"")=",x!.replaceAll(" ","_")
print "x!.replaceFirst("" "",""_"")=",x!.replaceFirst(" ","_")
print "x!.split("" "")=",java.util.Arrays.toString(x!.split(" "))
print "x!.startsWith(""The"")=",x!.startsWith("The"); rem true
print "x!.substring(4,9)=""",x!.substring(4,9),""""; rem quick
print "x!.subSequence(4,9)=""",x!.subSequence(4,9),""""; rem quick
print "x!.toCharArray()=",java.util.Arrays.toString(x!.toCharArray())
print "x!.toLowerCase()=",x!.toLowerCase()
print "x!.toUpperCase()=",x!.toUpperCase()
print "x!.trim()=""",x!.trim(),""""

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjString

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.