Forum: Ruby Re: Small regexp question

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Benjohn B. (Guest)
on 2006-03-12 13:27
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Stefan M. said:

> You can use
> /myregexp/m
> but I'm not sure where this is documented.

Which is exactly what I was after, thanks.

The list of characters that you can slap on to the end are (cribbed from
the Nutshell):

i => case-insensitive
o => substitute only once.
x => ignores whitespace so that you can put comments in to a regex.
m => matches over multiple lines - newlines are treated as any other

And you can use combinations too, if you fancy.

Cheers Stefan,
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