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Using indexOf function we can find the index of particular string. How to get the index of all the occurrences of string.Is there any simplest way to do it?

string myString= "Check occurrences within this string.";
int count = myString.match(/in/g);// Search for 'in' occurrences in string
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Vidhya Raju 8-Sep-14 5:23am    
Thanks for the answer. Actually I need to select all the occurences of searched string.The following code does that except its not jumping to the location where the string is selected. Can you tell me how to do this?

<textarea type="text" id="input_tag">This is the testing</textarea>

(function() {
if (!HTMLInputElement.prototype.setSelectionRange) {
HTMLInputElement.prototype.setSelectionRange = function(start, end) {
if (this.createTextRange) {
var range = this.createTextRange();
this.moveEnd('character', start);
this.moveStart('character', end);;
var search="testing";
var regexp = /testing/g;
var foo = document.getElementById("input_tag").value;
var match, matches = [];

while ((match = regexp.exec(foo)) != null) {

Use a regex:
var regex = /,/g;
var instr = "1,2,3,4";
var current;
var matchIndexes = [];

while ((current = regex.exec(instr)) != null)
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Vidhya Raju 8-Sep-14 6:47am    
var regex ="/" + "document.getElementById(id).value" + "/g";

If I parse the value to regex like above. Its not working. How to parse the variable into regex?
OriginalGriff 8-Sep-14 6:57am    
I think you need to go back to your notes and start again with what "var" means...
var regex = new RegExp(document.getElementById(id).value, "g");

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