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/
name="(.{6})" id=".{6}" value="(.{43})"
/
gm
name="
matches the characters name=" literally (case sensitive)
1st Capturing Group
(.{6})
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
{6} matches the previous token exactly 6 times
" id="
matches the characters " id=" literally (case sensitive)
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
{6} matches the previous token exactly 6 times
" value="
matches the characters " value=" literally (case sensitive)
2nd Capturing Group
(.{43})
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
{43} matches the previous token exactly 43 times
" matches the character " with index 3410 (2216 or 428) literally (case sensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
Your regular expression does not match the subject string.Try launching the debugger to find out why.

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/
gm

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