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Special Character If Condition

P: 4
The following code works fine:

if (newPassword.match(/(.*[~,!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,),_,+,{,},|,:,\,",<,>,?,`,-,=,\,;,',,,.,/].*[~,!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,),_,+,{,},|,:,\,",<,>,?,`,-,=,\,;,',,,.,/])/))

but when I include " [ , ] , " in it I get an error. Anyone know how I can include " [ " and " ] " in the condition without getting the error?
Aug 8 '08 #1
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P: 4
I also need to write a condition for checking spaces as well.
Aug 8 '08 #2

acoder
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You need to escape special characters with a backslash.

Instead of trying to match non-valid characters, why not match valid characters instead?
Aug 8 '08 #3

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