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Re: Regex assistance, please.

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Oct 21, 2012 at 17:49 UTC ( #1000228=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Regex assistance, please.

elsif ($code_s =~ m{\G((?:.*$)*)(?!\s###+)}cgm) { #!!!!! # $1 only captures a single line # why not multiple lines complete with their \n?

Because the dot . doesn't match the newline character. Unless you add the /s modifier to your regex.

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Re^2: Regex assistance, please.
by clueless newbie (Chaplain) on Oct 21, 2012 at 17:57 UTC

    Thank you, moritz. But changing the cgm to cgms causes $1 on the marked line to capture everything including the "Smart Comments"

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