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Using RegEx in Expressions

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Lesson Objective: Use RegEx functions in any tool with an Expression editor to investigate and alter string values in data. If you are unfamiliar with RegEx, you may want to view the Creating Regular Expressions lesson, referenced below. 

Estimated Time: ~7 Minutes


  • Use the RegEx_Replace function to replace string values matching your target
  • Use the RegEx_Match function to identify string values matching your target
  • Use the RegEx_CountMatches function to tally the number of times the target appears

Recommended Follow-Up: Creating Regular ExpressionsVLookUps with Designer,

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