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Re: Pattern Matching Confusion

by DrWhy (Chaplain)
on Aug 11, 2005 at 13:49 UTC ( #482956=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Pattern Matching Confusion

If you are only looking for any item that is 58 characters long among XML tags, you could use the following regular expression:

/>[a-zA-Z0-9 ]{58}</

And forget about passing in a search string as a command line argument.

In this case it may or may not be useful to actually parse the XML, but you might explore XML::Simple to see if it would help you here.

--DrWhy

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