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Re: Simple regex question

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Sep 28, 2012 at 18:13 UTC ( #996262=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Simple regex question

Almost exactly the way you described it:

print "$_: ", /^\w+$/ && !/^\d+$/ ? 'Good' : 'Bad' for qw[ abc a1c 1b3 + 123 ];; abc: Good a1c: Good 1b3: Good 123: Bad

Or if you insist on a single regex:

print "$_: ", /^(?=.*[a-zA-z])\w+$/ ? 'Good' : 'Bad' for qw[ abc a1c 1 +b3 123 ];; abc: Good a1c: Good 1b3: Good 123: Bad

Though it is doubtful if it is any more efficient; and is certainly less clear.


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