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Re: (How) can I use regex patterns to find matching lines in a textfile?

by aging acolyte (Pilgrim)
on Nov 20, 2002 at 12:12 UTC ( #214407=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (How) can I use regex patterns to find matching lines in a textfile?

Ritter, if you are using unix you might want to consider using grep
system ("grep pattern | head -maxnumberofmacthes");
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