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str
The str method returns the value of the substring that matched the regular expression. You can also retrieve the values of sub matches by specifying the submatch parameter.
Syntax
str( [ submatch ] )
Arguments
 
(number) The sub match to return the value of, starting at 1 for the first sub match. With the default value of 0 the value of the whole match is returned.
Returns
(String). The value of the sub match.