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Taufik Nurrohman
Taufik Nurrohman

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Match Valid HEX/HEX+A Color String using Regular Expression

HEX color normally accept 6 input of 0 to 9 and a to f excluding the hash prefix, and they are case insensitive. I put the important part in a group just in case you want to take it using exec() or match():

let color = /^#([a-f0-9]{6})$/i;
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Sometimes, HEX color can be narrowed down into 3 input (e.g. from #aabbcc to #abc):

let color = /^#((?:[a-f0-9]{1,2}){3})$/i;
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FYI, current CSS specification allow us to store alpha channel in a HEX color. So #000000, #000, #000000ff and #000f means black. #00000000 and #0000 means transparent:

let color = /^#((?:[a-f0-9]{1,2}){3,4})$/i;
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Narrow down the pattern:

let color = /^#((?:[a-f\d]{1,2}){3,4})$/i;
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