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7 Replies Latest reply: Sep 16, 2013 5:45 AM by just a DBA RSS


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I have a simple issue. I want to reuse a part of Pattern, but it doesn't work.


String s = "A=2  B=5";

System.out.println(s.matches( "\\S+=\\S+\\s+\\S+=\\S+"));   -- true, OK

System.out.println(s.matches("(\\S+=\\S+)\\s+\\1"));        -- false


Thanks for help. 


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