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Programming language: JavaScript
License: MIT License
Tags: Text     Regex     String     Str     Characters     Escape     Special     Expression     Regular     Re     Regexp    
Latest version: v4.0.0

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Escape RegExp special characters

Install

$ npm install escape-string-regexp

Usage

const escapeStringRegexp = require('escape-string-regexp');

const escapedString = escapeStringRegexp('How much $ for a ๐Ÿฆ„?');
//=> 'How much \\$ for a ๐Ÿฆ„\\?'

new RegExp(escapedString);

You can also use this to escape a string that is inserted into the middle of a regex, for example, into a character class.


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