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Re: split based upon string

by arc_of_descent (Hermit)
on Feb 04, 2010 at 10:06 UTC ( #821347=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to split based upon string

Also read the documentation for the split function. You can pass a regex or a string as the delimiter.
my @parts = split 'DELIMITING_TEXT', $entire_string;


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Re^2: split based upon string
by almut (Canon) on Feb 04, 2010 at 10:54 UTC
    You can pass a regex or a string

    Just keep in mind that using single quotes around the pattern (instead of /.../) does not make it a plain string — it's still a regex.  Although this is not relevant here, it might make a difference in other cases:

    #!/usr/bin/perl -l my $s = 'xABCxACxABBCxAB*Cx'; print join(' - ', split('AB*C', $s)); # x - x - x - xAB*Cx

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