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Re^2: regexp help -- grab almost a whole string

by Polyglot (Pilgrim)
on May 20, 2009 at 03:27 UTC ( #765094=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: regexp help -- grab almost a whole string
in thread regexp help -- grab almost a whole string

I'm not certain why it must be a "single regexp", but this will do the job in a single line of execution:

if ($if_desc =~ /(DHEC)\.?(\w+)/) {$circuit_id = "$1$2"};

Would this satisfy your requirement?

Blessings,

~Polyglot~

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