Questions tagged [address-verification]

Questions about Monero address format, length, checksum and validity.

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What do Monero addresses have in common?

Monero addresses are very long and are supposed to be random, but I have noticed that all of them start with the number 4. Are there any other similarities shared by all Monero addresses?
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Why are Monero addresses so long?

A raw Monero address is 95 characters long compared to 26-34 characters for a Bitcoin address. Monero integrated address are even longer at 106 characters. What is the cryptographic reason that ...
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How to perform a simple verification of a Monero address with a regular expression?

For people that want to do a simple verification of a Monero address to ensure it has been entered correctly, what are some methods that can be employed?