JavaScript RegExp \f Metacharacter

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

Example

Search for a form feed character in a string:

var str = "Visit W3Schools.\fLearn Javascript.";
var patt1 = /\f/;

The marked text below shows where the expression gets a match:

Visit W3Schools.\fLearn Javascript.

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Definition and Usage

The \f metacharacter is used to find a form feed character.

\f returns the position where the form feed character was found. If no match is found, it returns -1.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The \f metacharacter is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

new RegExp("\\f")

or simply:

/\f/

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

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