troubleshooting Question

Need pattern string occured from the regular expression

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JavaRegular Expressions
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Hi All,

I am splitting a string based on regular expression..... which looks like below.

public List splitString (String str, String regularExp){
 // Doing splitting and segregating it to chunks...
String [] splitArrey = str.split(regularExp);

// Want to get the actual pattern occuring each time...

}
Invoking above method
String regEx =  "<?(br|p|-- end --)>"
List resultList = new Splitter.splitString (str, regEx);
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All I need in the above method now I want to find out what is the mattching pattern occured. Say it could be <br> or <p> or could be <-- end -->.

When I try to access the pattern String I'm getting the regular Expression I passed.. Instead I want to get the actual pattern string which was occured.. because I need to add that pattern string at the end of my chunk.

All I need is to access the pattern string which is splitting the string.... is there any method to get it...
Thanks
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