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How can you parse non-ascii text in Javascript?

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How can you parse non-ascii text in Javascript? If I want to parse Chinese characters in Javascript using regular expression. Is this possible?

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Jamie
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Yes, it is possible.  The regex engine Javascript uses will support this.  The most common method is to have the expression use a unicode value.  In regular expressions this is done with ...

\uNNNN (where NNNN is the four digit unicode value)

Let me know if you have a question or need more info on this.

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There is some good info on using unicode in an expression at http://www.regular-expressions.info/unicode.html.

I can provide more info or answer questions about this if needed.

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I'm glad I could help.  Thanks for the grade, the points and the fun question.

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