Let's say we wanted to find a sequence where we have
1, and then any other character followed by
3, so that it would include
133, and so on. For these types of situations, we need to use a vague matcher in our patterns.
In the preceding example, we want to be able to use the broadest matcher possible; we can choose to put no constraints on it if we wish to and it can include any character. For these kind of situations, we have the
A period in Regex will match any character except a new line, so it can include letters, numbers, symbols, and so on. To test this out, let's implement the aforementioned example in our HTML utility. In the text field, let's enter a few combinations to test the pattern against
123 1b3 1 3 133...