That is it almost :)

SELECT 'oer bv b' REGEXP 'b[^v]$|b[^v]\s?';

gives me 0 as a result, while it shoud give me 1, because there is a b in there which is not bv.


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Micah Stevens schreef:

Your code states:

Match: one of the following letters: -,b,|,^,b negative look ahead one of these: -,v,$,|,v

Which isn't what you're looking for. Remember the negating '^' only works at the start of a [] list. And '$' only means line-end if it's outside [], inside it stands for the '$' character.

I think this would work better:




i am try to make a regular expression work, but keep getting an error message
does anyone know how i can make it work?
The query is:

SELECT 'boer bv' REGEXP '[ b|^b](?![v$|v ])';

So it has to match each starting 'b' and all the b's pf following words. But now followed by a v(line end) or a v followed by a space.

so it should match:

'b test'
'test b'
'test b bv'
'bv b test'

and NOT

'test bv'
'bv test'

Any idea's?!

Thanks, mike





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