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Regular Expression Details

Title Test Find Quoted string
Expression
^(\x22|\x27)((?!\1).|\1{2})*\1$
Description
The regex validate a quoted string in VBScript or Ansi SQL. The string may contain the containing quote character if it is escaped by being doubled up. In VB/VBScript two double quotes within a string enclosed in double qoutes translate into one double quote within the string In SQL two single quotes within a string enclosed in single qoutes translate into one single quote within the string
Matches
"To quote Yoda (""Do, or do not. There is no 'try'"" )"
Non-Matches
'This won't validate' | "He said "Ok.""
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