Regular Expressions 101

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Match each Unicode Characters, Symbols, and Emojis consecutively


Regular Expression
ECMAScript (JavaScript)



RegExp matches each (combined) Unicode symbol, character, or emoji consecutively.

Note: there are some edge cases where it does not combine some symbols that should be seen as one symbol (after Default Grapheme Cluster Boundary of UAX #29). For Unicode code point info see

Also, see this stackoverflow, which inspired me to make this RegExp (and I also needed it for a project), for Unicode symbol splitting with JavaScript strings.

Submitted by MAZ01001 - 7 months ago