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C:\>perl -E "my $str='<c:t="AD2343"/><c:p>65677676</c:p>'; if ( $str = +~ m|(<c:.*)?(?:[/>]{2})| ) {say $1;}" <c:t=AD2343

Your code asks the regex engine to match a 'c', a colon and any number of anything thereafter(except newlines).

Because you didn't provide the actual code, we can't be sure just what other issues may be in play... such as the previously mentioned use of an alternate regex marker.

Update (based on the redefined problem in Re^2: Regex match last): You'll probably have fewer problems in the long run if you use an html parser of one flavor or another, rather than trying to parse html with regexen.


In reply to Re: Regex match last by ww
in thread Regex match last by Anonymous Monk

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