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How to use Regular Expression to identify a string containing the word ATB and does not contain the word MEDICAID and ends with XLS

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I need to use Regular Expressions to identify file names by this criteria:
  1 contains the word ATB
  2 does not contain the word MEDICAID
  3 ends with XLS
  4 search pattern is case insensitive.
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^(?i)(?=.*ATB)(?!.*MEDICAID).*\.XLS$

If (?i) doesn't work for you, remove it from the pattern and set case-insensitivity in your app/lang.
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^(?i:)(?!.*MEDICAID).*ATB.*XLS$
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That was exactly what I needed. Thanks for the quick response, I really appreciate it!
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Thanks for the question and the points.
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