The compile() method is used to compile a regular expression during execution of a script.
The compile() method can also be used to change and recompile a regular expression.
|regexp||A regular expression|
|modifier||Specifies the type of matching. "g" for a global match, "i" for a case-insensitive match and "gi" for a global, case-insensitive match|
The compile() method is supported in all major browsers, except Opera.
Do a global search for "man" in a string, and replace it with "person". Then change the regular expression and replace either "man" or "woman" with "person", with the compile() method:
The output of the code above will be:
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