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replace exact string.

Is there any way i can replace the exact string. ??

I mean is the string is

var str =”JavaScript ( not Java ) Discussion and technical support”;

and when I use the str.replace(“Java”,”x”);
the javascript will also be “xscript” I just the java to changed.

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@ZeroKilledMar 25.2009 — use regular expression with global flag.
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@cootheadMar 25.2009 — Hi there Gaurang033,

use the word boundary notation - [b]b[/b].....
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<script type="text/javascript">

str='JavaScript ( not Java, java, JAVA, JaVa or jAvA ) Discussion and technical support';

str=str.replace(/bJavab/gi,'x');

alert(str);

</script>
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[i]coothead[/i]
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