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Re: Perl Get issue

by choroba (Abbot)
on Nov 14, 2012 at 10:59 UTC ( #1003783=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Get issue

Withoug qr//s, a dot does not match a newline.

Moreover, do not parse HTML with regular expressions. See Super Search.

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by perlnoobster (Sexton) on Nov 14, 2012 at 11:05 UTC
    Hello, Sorry I do not understand, what do you mean qr//s? do I replace (.+?) with that? Thank you :)
      The qr part might be throwing you off. You don't need to change anything to qr; just add the s switch to the end of your regex:
      m!...!sg;
      (qr// is just the regex quote operator; in this case it was used as a generic example of how to make a . match newlines).


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        Thank you so much, it works great! however it puts the Coming soon bit on a new line, is there any method of printing the results onto the same row? Thank you!

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