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Escaped meta character

Reports escaped meta characters. Some RegExp coding styles specify that meta characters should be placed inside a character class, to make the regular expression easier to understand. This inspection does not warn about the meta character [, ] and ^, because those would need additional escaping inside a character class.



After the quick-fix is applied:


New in 2017.1

Inspection Details

Available in:

AppCode 2023.3, CLion 2023.3, DataGrip 2023.3, DataSpell 2023.3, GoLand 2023.3, IntelliJ IDEA 2023.3, JetBrains Rider 2023.1, PhpStorm 2023.3, PyCharm 2023.3, Qodana for .NET 2023.1, Qodana for JS 2023.3, Qodana for JVM 2023.3, Qodana for PHP 2023.3, Qodana for Ruby 2023.3, RubyMine 2023.3, WebStorm 2023.3



Last modified: 13 July 2023