REGEXP for URL not working

Hi Guys,

I am trying to check a URL however its not working,

I am only concerned that the start is a protocol ie http https or ftp.

Here is what I got


var pattern:RegExp = new RegExp("/^(ftp|http|https):\/\/");
			trace("testing " + event.currentTarget.text);
			trace(pattern.test(event.currentTarget.text));

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ngiamourisCommented:
try:
var pattern:RegExp = new RegExp("^(ftp|http|https):\/\/");
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jdunneukAuthor Commented:
thanks ngiamouris
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ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
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