[resolved] Regular Expressions on Talend (Filemask, for example)

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[resolved] Regular Expressions on Talend (Filemask, for example)

Hi,
What kind of expressions does the 'Filemask' field on tFTPFileList component expects?
Are they the common regex's? I want to find files that contain a particular word in their names, and the expression ".*"+"word"+".*" seems to don't work.
How can I look for a word in the file name?
Thanks.

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Re: [resolved] Regular Expressions on Talend (Filemask, for example)

File mask filed expects the file name or file name pattern that you want to list or download.
In file mask there is no need to break the contents.
If you want to find files with a specific word in their names, then enter the expression "*word*".
I notice that you have entered "." as well. Is that part of your word? If so, "*.word.*" would do.
This should hopefully solve your issue.

Thanks,
Remy

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Re: [resolved] Regular Expressions on Talend (Filemask, for example)

File mask filed expects the file name or file name pattern that you want to list or download.
In file mask there is no need to break the contents.
If you want to find files with a specific word in their names, then enter the expression "*word*".
I notice that you have entered "." as well. Is that part of your word? If so, "*.word.*" would do.
This should hopefully solve your issue.

Thanks,
Remy
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Re: [resolved] Regular Expressions on Talend (Filemask, for example)

Yes, "*word*" solved my problem.
Thanks