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Escape RegExp special characters


$ npm install escape-string-regexp


import escapeStringRegexp from 'escape-string-regexp';

const escapedString = escapeStringRegexp('How much $ for a 🦄?');
//=> 'How much \\$ for a 🦄\\?'

new RegExp(escapedString);

You can also use this to escape a string that is inserted into the middle of a regex, for example, into a character class.

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