7 Replies Latest reply on Apr 6, 2016 3:22 PM by McShaman

    Regular expressions unpredictable and weird

    McShaman Level 1

      I am really struggling with running regular expressions in Adobe Scripts. They don't seem to have work as they should. I am constantly having to break down complex expressions to simple ones to find things that appear to be bugs in the syntax.


      For example:


      var pattern = /(A(.+)C)*/g;
      var string = "ABBC";


      I should get the result:





      but instead I get:





      What is going on here?