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Catherine Stevens

match on first instance of word
by Catherine Stevens

will return 4 cuz 4 is the character # of the fist instance of "quick" (the q)

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var myString = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog";
var offset = myString.search(/quick/);
alert(offset);

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