Regular Expression - Urgent

Posted on 2007-04-04
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Hi Experts ..

could you please give me an example of a regular expression that if I apply on a text there will be overlap between the matches parts??
e.g: return  the first index and last index of occurrences of "aba" in "ababa", so the result will be (0,3),(2,5). so it is overlaped.
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String RE = "(aba)";

Use a while loop for the Matcher
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Hope this was what you were lookinh for :

        Matcher match = Pattern.compile("aba").matcher("ababa");
        System.out.println("First Find : " + match.start()); // Prints 0
        match.find(match.start() + 1); // Starts the search from index 1
        System.out.println("Second Find : " + match.start()); // Prints 2
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