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Global _b

boost::xpressive::_b — Word boundary assertion.


// In header: <boost/xpressive/regex_primitives.hpp>

unspecified _b;


'_b' matches the zero-width sub-sequence at the beginning or the end of a word. It is equivalent to (bow | eow). The regex traits are used to determine what constitutes a word character. To match a non-word boundary, use ~_b.

[Note] Note

_b is like \b in perl. ~_b is like \B in perl.