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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

For splitting the commands, you can split before a ! sign

use strict; use warnings; my $command = '!book this is my test book !number 1222223 !book anothe +r book"'; my @commands = split /(?=!)/, $command;

Then if you want to ignore all but the first command, just use $commands[0]

This leaves trailing spaces in the commands. If you want to remove those too, split on /\s*(?=!)/ instead.


In reply to Re: Splitting multiple commands with regex failure by moritz
in thread Splitting multiple commands with regex failure by CalebH

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