Simple Match/Regex

Allows you to match some text with an easy to use pattern or with a powerful regex.

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Allows you to match and extract data from a random piece of text, optionally creating local variables with the data in the process.

Simple Match

Will try to match the input text with the provided simple pattern. For example, if you have

you'll successfully match the input text and will have 2 variables available in the task:

The Simple Pattern has the following rules:


If simple matching is not working for you in a particular situation you can always resort to the power matching language, regex!

Learn more about regex here.

In addition to normal regex rules, if you create a named group like (?<variable>) it'll create a variable with the same name in Tasker (%variable in the example).

General Rules