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Re: Search for a BLOCK of text and selectively replace

by PrakashK (Pilgrim)
on Mar 22, 2002 at 05:40 UTC ( #153492=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Search for a BLOCK of text and selectively replace

Use the range operator.

open (RUNSET, "<text.txt" ) || die "Can't access test\n"; while (<RUNSET>) { if (/^\*DESCRIPTION$/ .. /^\*END$/) { # do any substitutions } } close RUNSET;
/prakash


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