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String matching and Regular Expressions
I'm having a wicked time setting up a pattern for the following: I have a text doc that contains info like the following:
I need to go through the list and find the "group\name" I am searching for (using $search as a variable), dump all the info pertaining to where that group is to a file handle. For ex: If I am searching for "group\name5" , I want to return the following info:
I've setup a pattern that looks for /^\s+.*($search).*\s+$/ using the /si at the end for any case and including line returns, but it never matches anything up. What is the secret with the /s and multiple input lines? Thanks!