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Re: Where to add substitution?

by linuxer (Curate)
on May 05, 2009 at 20:04 UTC ( #762048=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Where to add substitution?

Seeing your regex s/\t||\r||\n||\f//g I think you should check the documentation of perlretut, perlrequick, and perlre.

I assume you wanted to remove any occurence of \t, \r, \n or \f.

You could use a character class in regex for this

$text =~ s/[\t\r\n\f]//g

or you could use tr///d (see tr/SEARCHLIST/REPLACEMENTLIST/cds)

$text =~ tr/\t\r\n\f//d

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Re^2: Where to add substitution?
by reclusivemonkey (Initiate) on May 05, 2009 at 21:45 UTC
    Thanks for all the replies monks, they have been most helpful.

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