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Regex.Replace Method (String, String, MatchEvaluator)

.NET Framework 1.1

Replaces all occurrences of a character pattern defined by a regular expression with a replacement character string starting at the first character. A MatchEvaluator delegate is called at each match to evaluate the replacement.

[Visual Basic]
Overloads Public Shared Function Replace( _
   ByVal input As String, _
   ByVal pattern As String, _
   ByVal evaluator As MatchEvaluator _
) As String
[C#]
public static string Replace(
 string input,
 string pattern,
 MatchEvaluator evaluator
);
[C++]
public: static String* Replace(
 String* input,
 String* pattern,
 MatchEvaluator* evaluator
);
[JScript]
public static function Replace(
   input : String,
 pattern : String,
 evaluator : MatchEvaluator
) : String;

Parameters

input
The string to modify.
pattern
The regular expression pattern to match.
evaluator
The MatchEvaluator which evaluates replacement at each step.

Return Value

The modified character string.

Remarks

The MatchEvaluator type is a delegate that takes a single Match as input and returns a string. It is declared as follows:

public delegate String RegexMatchEvaluator(Match match);

The delegate is called once per match during a replace.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

Regex Class | Regex Members | System.Text.RegularExpressions Namespace | Regex.Replace Overload List

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