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Re: Split words

by cheekuperl (Monk)
on Jul 11, 2012 at 14:45 UTC ( #981136=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Split words

while($line=<DATA>) { if($line=~/(.*)(monks)(.*)/) { print "\n$1\n$2\n$3"; } } __DATA__ perl monks wisdom monks perl wisdom

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Re^2: Split words
by ww (Bishop) on Jul 11, 2012 at 15:18 UTC
    fails when the split word, monks, is repeated:
    __DATA__ perl monks wisdom monks perl wisdom perl perl monks monks wisdom perl perl monks monks monkly wisdom
      Nice observation!
      However, for repeating "monks" all we need is this:
      while($line=<DATA>) { while($line=~m/monks/g) { print "\n==>$`\nmonks\n$'"; } }
      Now I've assumed prefix of "monks" means whatever precedes "monks" in the string (even if it contains previous "monks") Same goes for postfix.

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