Match Class

Represents the results from a single regular expression match.

Namespace: System.Text.RegularExpressions
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

<SerializableAttribute> _
Public Class Match
	Inherits Group
Dim instance As Match

/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class Match extends Group
public class Match extends Group
Not applicable.

Because a single match can involve multiple capturing groups, Match has a Groups property that returns the GroupCollection. The GroupCollection has accessors that return each group. Match inherits from Group so the entire substring matched can be accessed directly. That is, the Match instance itself is equivalent to Match.Groups[0] (Match.Groups(0) in Visual Basic). The Match object is immutable and has no public constructor.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0