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Code Inspection: Asterisk closure can be collapsed to plus closure

Reports the regular expression patterns that comprise repeating characters ending with an asterisk * (for example, aa*). Such patterns can be replaced with a+.

Suppress an inspection in the editor

  1. Position the caret at the highlighted line and press Alt+Enter or click the Intention action icon.

  2. Click the arrow next to the inspection you want to suppress and select the necessary suppress action.

Last modified: 16 July 2021