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You almost have it right. If I change $kb_lay_img_url=$&; to $kb_lay_img_url=$1;, it works for me. (see: Special Variables)

EDIT: Here, I've made this change (and added Anon's suggestion, which makes the regex safer/better):

#!/usr/bin/env perl use strict; use warnings; use feature 'say'; my $line = "</div><div class='ClipPicture'><a href='http://www.laptop-keys.com/Ke +yboardKeys/Cart/Acer/A_Series/A110/A8A'><img alt='Clip Style Pic' src +='http://www.laptop-keys.com/images/KeyboardImages/A8A.png' width='65 +9' height='135'/></a></div><div class='RadioButtonContainerClipStyle' +>"; if ($line=~ /<img .* src='([^']+)'.*\/><\/a>/) { print "got2\n"; my $kb_lay_img_url = $1; say $kb_lay_img_url; } __END__ got2 http://www.laptop-keys.com/images/KeyboardImages/A8A.png

In reply to Re: regular expression by frozenwithjoy
in thread regular expression by ansh batra

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