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Re: Take out date part of my field value

by socketdave (Curate)
on Aug 24, 2005 at 14:45 UTC ( #486211=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Take out date part of my field value

$field =~ s/\(\d{2}\/\d{2}\/\d{2}\)//;
This will strip out the parentheses and the date. You were on the right track, but regex quantifiers (other than *, + and ?) use {}.

Hope this helps.

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Re^2: Take out date part of my field value
by derby (Abbot) on Aug 24, 2005 at 14:54 UTC

    ++ the only thing I would change is the delimitter ... then no need to escape the slash.

    $field =~ s#\(\d{2}/\d{2}/\d{2}\)##;
    -derby

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