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^[\w\.\/]*(?<!\/)(\?.*\=.*)*$
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gm
^ asserts position at start of a line
Match a single character present in the list below
[\w\.\/]
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
\w matches any word character (equivalent to [a-zA-Z0-9_])
\. matches the character . with index 4610 (2E16 or 568) literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
Negative Lookbehind
(?<!\/)
Assert that the Regex below does not match
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
1st Capturing Group
(\?.*\=.*)*
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
A repeated capturing group will only capture the last iteration. Put a capturing group around the repeated group to capture all iterations or use a non-capturing group instead if you're not interested in the data
\? matches the character ? with index 6310 (3F16 or 778) literally (case sensitive)
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
\= matches the character = with index 6110 (3D16 or 758) literally (case sensitive)
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
$ asserts position at the end of a line
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)
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gm

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