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Re^3: Problems with formatting the results of my regex

by monsoon (Pilgrim)
on Jul 07, 2012 at 06:46 UTC ( #980448=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Re^4: Problems with formatting the results of my regex (\.)
by tye (Cardinal) on Jul 07, 2012 at 07:16 UTC

    Yes, most (all?) of those . characters in the regex should be changed to \. so that they match just "." not /[^\n]/. You can also use [.]

    - tye        

      Provided sample line has only 1 literal . character in it. I think only this part (\d+ \d+:\d+:\d+.\d+) and perhaps this one (\-?\d+.?\d*) (if it really meant to match floating point numbers) can have . character replaced with \. but not the other two.
Re^4: Problems with formatting the results of my regex
by superwombat (Initiate) on Jul 07, 2012 at 08:11 UTC
    Ah.... That's part of my problem then. I intended .? to mean literally "zero or one decimal points" That was a rookie mistake.

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