@lines = grep(/(.+)\:(.+)/, @lines); # for the whole line from an arra
#for the parts out of lines from a file.
$before = $1;
$after = $2;
How are you applying this? There may be a module to help you.
Also, this is sort of an RTFM... see grep, perlre, and perlretut.
Update: I just noticed that you want to search a site. What site? You'll have to use LWP to get the pages you want to search, then use HTML::TokeParser to pull out relevant text and process it.
John J Reiser