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fn:matches

fn:matches(
   $input as xs:string?,
   $pattern as xs:string,
   [$flags as xs:string]
) as xs:boolean?

Summary

Returns true if the specified $input matches the specified $pattern, otherwise returns false.

Parameters
$input The input from which to match.
$pattern The regular expression to match.
$flags The flag representing how to interpret the regular expression. One of "s", "m", "i", or "x", as defined in http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/#flags.

Example

fn:matches("this is a string", "is")

=> true

fn:matches("this is a string", "zoo")

=> false

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