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Do not match


not(..., type = c("greedy", "lazy", "possessive"))



shortcuts, R variables, text, or other rex functions.


the type of match to perform.

There are three match types

  1. greedy: match the longest string. This is the default matching type.

  2. lazy: match the shortest string. This matches the shortest string from the same anchor point, not necessarily the shortest global string.

  3. possessive: match and don't allow backtracking

See also