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Re: Regex To remove text between parentheses

by jeroenes (Priest)
on Jul 10, 2001 at 18:22 UTC ( #95307=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regex To remove text between parentheses

You might like the docs in perlop and perlre. Combined with perlsyn and perldata they contain all you need to solve your problem.
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[Cosmic37]: rather than the value of $mydt which is a date time strong such as 2016-01-01 12:30:56
[Corion]: Cosmic37: No, but maybe $mydt doesn't contain what you think it does, or it contains characters that are special in a regular expression? Try if( $line =~ /\Q$mydt\E/) { ... for a literal match
[Cosmic37]: I mean string grrr
[Corion]: Maybe add an else branch in which you print what the values of $line and $mydt are?
[Cosmic37]: ah thank you I will try
[Cosmic37]: you are right $mydt did not contain what I expected... :-D I will now think :-D
[Cosmic37]: crunch...grind... whirr...gnashing metal crunching cogs...

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