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Re: Re: Re: Fetching unique info

by cbro (Pilgrim)
on Jun 05, 2003 at 18:19 UTC ( #263437=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Fetching unique info
in thread Fetching unique info

Your use of my ($number) = $content =~ /'(\d{3})'\)">\nSan Francisco (Manager)/; seems almost correct. Why don't you modify it slightly to:
my ($number) = $content =~ /'(\d{3})'\)">\s+San Franscisco \(Manager\) +/;
You probably can't guarantee that the newline is a literal "\n", and you didn't escape the parens around the string "Manager".

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Fetching unique info
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 05, 2003 at 18:29 UTC
    Thanks!!!! It now works. I assume "\s+" means match any whitespace character 1 or more times?
      You got it :o)
      There are great tutorials on PM, but if you just want a quick reference...
      Check this out.

      Glad to be of assistance,

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