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Re: Quick question on matching

by c-era (Curate)
on May 21, 2002 at 16:45 UTC ( #168186=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Quick question on matching

You can use a reference, place parens around the part you want, and use $1 to access that part of the regex. If you have more then one set of parens, you would use $2 to access the second one, $3 to access the third, etc.
if (/\b(API|APIN|UWI)\s*\./) { somesub($1); }

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