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Re: position number

by Happy-the-monk (Abbot)
on Sep 18, 2013 at 18:12 UTC ( #1054714=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to position number

if ($string =~ /ab|ac|ad|ba|bla|etc/) {print $1}

I guess you meant to write if ($string =~ /(ab|ac|ad|ba|bla|etc)/) {print $1}

... with a set of parantheses around what you want to match.

There's index to tell the position of a substring in a string.

Cheers, Sören

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