Apr 18 at 11:01pm, Andy Ladouceur wrote:
> Andy Amol wrote:
> > I would like to test whether a given sting contains only character, it
> > should also support spaces. eg "Course Book String". I am able to test
> > "CourseBookString". Also I would like to know how can we avoid wild
> > chars like *, or any other char apart from alpha numeric char.
> A regexp like this should work:
> /^([a-zA-Z]|\s)+$/

/^[A-Za-z\s]+$/ would be a better way of putting it.
however, \s would match tabs (also CR and/or LF in some regex engines).

to only alpha or space, this would work best:
/^[A-Za-z ]+$/

Kelly Hallman

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