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Snippet Name: Regular Expressions - RegExp examples #3

Description: Patterns for matching Social Security Numbers, US phone numbers, US ZIP codes, and IP addresses.

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Language: PL/SQL
Highlight Mode: PLSQL
Last Modified: March 12th, 2009

-- search for Social Security Numbers (xxx-xx-xxxx)
FROM sandbox
WHERE REGEXP_LIKE(regex_test,'^[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{2}-[0-9]{4}$');
-- match US phone number with or without parentheses
FROM sandbox
WHERE REGEXP_LIKE(regex_test,'^\([0-9]{3}\)[:space:]?[0-9]{3}(-|[:space:])?[0-9]{4}$|^[0-9]{3}-?[0-9]{3}-?[0-9]{4}$');
-- match US ZIP codes 
FROM sandbox
WHERE REGEXP_LIKE(regex_test,'[0-9]{5}(?-[0-9]{4})?');
-- handy pattern for matching an IP address:

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