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Re: Pattern Matching Confusion

by bofh_of_oz (Hermit)
on Aug 11, 2005 at 14:04 UTC ( #482961=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Pattern Matching Confusion

Your code is trying to match a specific string, not a string of certain length. If you want any string between any two tags(the same tags) that is of specific length, then use a regex like this:

if ($record =~ /<(.+)>([^<>]{58})<\/\1>/g) {print "$2\n";}

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