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Re: regexp to grab STRING...[everything here]...DIF STRING

by frozenwithjoy (Priest)
on Oct 25, 2012 at 21:29 UTC ( #1000948=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to regexp to grab STRING...[everything here]...DIF STRING

Like this?
$ perl -E '$string = "Zelazowa Wola, Symphonic Poem, For Orchestra In +B Minor, Op. 37"; say $string =~ m/(For.*) In/;' For Orchestra

or....

$ perl -E '$string = "Zelazowa Wola, Symphonic Poem, For Orchestra In +B Minor, Op. 37"; say $string =~ m/(For.*In)/;' For Orchestra In

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Re^2: regexp to grab STRING...[everything here]...DIF STRING
by jeffrgsf (Novice) on Oct 25, 2012 at 22:35 UTC
    I coulda sworn I'd already tried that! Probably had an error due to something else.

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