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Re: Grabbing file prefixes with Reg Exp

by MrNobo1024 (Hermit)
on May 13, 2001 at 20:19 UTC ( #80048=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Grabbing file prefixes with Reg Exp

grep returns the whole filenames, not just a parenthesized group. I think what you want is my @audiofiles = map { /([^\.]+)\.ram/i ? $1 : () } readdir DH;

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Re: Re: Grabbing file prefixes with Reg Exp
by nysus (Curate) on May 13, 2001 at 20:24 UTC
    You so smart! That did the trick. Guess I gotta learn the "map" function now...thanks!

    $PM = "Perl Monk's";
    $MCF = "Most Clueless Friar";
    $nysus = $PM . $MCF;

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