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Re^2: Regex Question

by Ratazong (Prior)
on Nov 26, 2012 at 08:30 UTC ( #1005589=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Regex Question
in thread Regex Question

Your index won't work in case there is an a before the third position, e.g. in the string aba. If you (really) want to use index, use the 3-argument-form instead:

$x = "aba"; print "$x\n" if index($x, "a", 2) == 2;
HTH, Rata


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Re^3: Regex Question
by kcott (Abbot) on Nov 26, 2012 at 08:43 UTC

    ++ Thanks Ratazong. You're absolutely correct. I've updated my node.

    -- Ken

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