JavaScript RegExp \v Metacharacter

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

Example

Search for a vertical tab character in a string:

var str = "Visit W3Schools.\vLearn Javascript.";
var patt1 = /\v/;

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

Visit W3Schools.\vLearn Javascript.

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Definition and Usage

The \v metacharacter is used to find a vertical tab character.

\v returns the position where the vertical tab character was found. If no match is found, it returns -1.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The \v metacharacter is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

new RegExp("\\v")

or simply:

/\v/

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

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