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Re: finding whole words in a string

by mrbbking (Hermit)
on May 07, 2002 at 18:45 UTC ( #164781=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to finding whole words in a string

Look for word breaks:
#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; foreach (qw(india indian indiana)){ print if /\bindia\b/; }
HTH - mrbbking

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