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(ZAR|R|)[-\$\d,.]+
/
gm
1st Capturing Group
(ZAR|R|)
1st Alternative
ZAR
ZAR
matches the characters ZAR literally (case sensitive)
2nd Alternative
R
R matches the character R with index 8210 (5216 or 1228) literally (case sensitive)
3rd Alternative null, matches any position
Match a single character present in the list below
[-\$\d,.]
+ matches the previous token between one and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
- matches the character - with index 4510 (2D16 or 558) literally (case sensitive)
This hyphen is treated literally, which might be confusing for others. Consider escaping it or placing at the start or end of the class!
\$ matches the character $ with index 3610 (2416 or 448) literally (case sensitive)
\d matches a digit (equivalent to [0-9])
,.
matches a single character in the list ,. (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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