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JavaScript RegExp Group [^abc]


Example

Do a global search for characters NOT inside the brackets [h]:

let text = "Is this all there is?";
let pattern = /[^h]/g;
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Definition and Usage

Brackets [^abc] specifies matches for any character NOT between the brackets.

Brackets can define single characters, groups, or character spans:

[^abc]Not any of the characters a, b, or c
[^A-Z]Not any character from uppercase A to uppercase Z
[^a-z]Not any character from lowercase a to lowercase z
[^A-z]Not any character from uppercase A to lowercase z

Browser Support

/[^abc]/ is an ES1 feature (JavaScript 1997).

It is fully supported in all browsers:

Chrome IE Edge Firefox Safari Opera
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
JavaScript Version: ECMAScript 1

Syntax

new RegExp("[^xyz]")

or simply:

/[^xyz]/

Syntax with modifiers

new RegExp("[^xyz]", "g")

or simply:

/[^xyz]/g


Tip

Use the [abc] expression to find any character BETWEEN the brackets.

More Examples

Example

Do a global search for characters that are NOT "i" and "s" in a string:

let text = "Do you know if this is all there is?";
let pattern = /[^is]/gi;
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Example

Do a global search for the character-span NOT from lowercase "a" to lowercase "h" in a string:

let text = "Is this all there is?";
let pattern = /[^a-h]/g;
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Example

Do a global search for the character-span NOT from uppercase "A" to uppercase "E":

let text = "I SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!";
let pattern = /[^A-E]/g;
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Example

Do a global search for the character-span NOT from uppercase "A" to lowercase "e":

let text = "I Scream For Ice Cream, is that OK?!";
let pattern = /[^A-e]/g;
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Tip: Use the [abc] expression to find any character between the brackets.

Example

Do a global, case-insensitive search for the character-span that's NOT [a-s]:

let text = "I Scream For Ice Cream, is that OK?!";
let pattern = /[^a-s]/gi;
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Regular Expression Search Methods

In JavaScript, a regular expression text search, can be done with different methods.

With pattern as a regular expression, these are the most common methods:

ExampleDescription
text.match(pattern)The String method match()
text.search(pattern)The String method search()
pattern.exec(text)The RexExp method exec()
pattern.test(text)The RegExp method test()