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Escapes input characters to be used in regular expressions.

☁️ Installation

$ npm i --save regex-escape

📋 Example

// Dependencies
var RegexEscape = require("regex-escape");
// => \{#\/\}

📝 Documentation


Escapes a string for using it in a regular expression.


  • String input: The string that must be escaped.


  • String The escaped string.


Adds the RegexEscape function to RegExp class.


  • Function The RegexEscape function.

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🍰 Thanks

Big thanks to CoolAj86 for posting this answer. This library uses the black magic regex from that answer. ✨

💫 Where is this library used?

If you are using this library in one of your projects, add it in this list. ✨

  • barbe—Like mustache, but simple, tiny and fast.
  • bloggify-router—The default Bloggify router.
  • camelo—Convert a string into camel case style by providing the separators.
  • chance-token-replacer (by Drew Brokke)—A simple utility to replace tokens in a string with generations from the chance random generator helper
  • css-assets (by Manoj Chandrashekar)—Helps build CSS files and referenced assets.
  • doodle-data (by Jan Bölsche)—get the data of a doodle.com poll
  • engine-flow-types (by jillix)—Low level library providing Engine flow types.
  • html-encoder-decoder—HTML Encoder / Decoder - Converts characters to their corresponding HTML Entities
  • hubot-lgtm (by Chris Contolini)—Automatically merge pull requests after contributors have given the thumbs up
  • luhnify (by Samm Cooper)—Generate random Luhn sequences, such as credit card numbers.
  • parse-it—Configurable string templating, without separators.

📜 License

MIT © Ionică Bizău



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