The java.util.regex.MatchResult interface represents the result of a match operation. This interface contains query methods used to determine the results of a match against a regular expression. The match boundaries, groups and group boundaries can be seen but not modified through a MatchResult.
Following is the declaration for java.util.regex.MatchResult interface −
public interface MatchResult
|Sr.No||Method & Description|
Returns the offset after the last character matched.
|2||int end(int group)
Returns the offset after the last character of the subsequence captured by the given group during this match.
Returns the input subsequence matched by the previous match.
|4||String group(int group)
Returns the input subsequence captured by the given group during the previous match operation.
Returns the number of capturing groups in this match result's pattern.
Returns the start index of the match.
|7||int start(int group)
Returns the start index of the subsequence captured by the given group during this match.