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I need a regex for full name :

Only allow alpha numeric character (letter) and space.
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>>  kaufmed , please make these clear :
>>  @" value=' . *'"
>>  why @ here?

I don't see where I used it, but the @ in front of a string literal turns the string into a raw string where backslashes are literal characters and not the escape character that they normally are.


Pattern explanation : ( ? < = I N P U T [ ^ > ] * ? v a l u e = [ \ " ' ] ? ) [ ^ \ " ' > ] *

(?<=  ...  )        Positive lookbehind; find this, but don't consider it part of the match
INPUT             literal
[^>]*?              zero or more ( * ) of any chacter NOT ( [^ ... ] ) a closing bracket  ( > ). Non-greedy ( ? ), so stop searching at the first match
value=             literal
["']?                  zero or one ( ? ) of either ( [ ... ] ) a single or double quote. Note, the backslash is an escape for the doble quote and not part of the pattern
[^"'>]*             zero or more ( * ) of any character NOT ( "[^ ... ] )  a single or double quote or a closing bracket. Again, the double quote is escaped
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Sorry, wrong post. I think my phone hates me. ; )

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