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Re: Re: Re: regexp and substitute operator problem

by Dog and Pony (Priest)
on Jul 08, 2003 at 06:37 UTC ( #272210=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: regexp and substitute operator problem
in thread regexp and substitute operator problem

As for your second question, just copy/pasting your code and the example text does output the hyphens and dots here. What are you displaying it on?

Also, you might at least want to put some () around the central part of your regex, as in: /\s($c*?)\s/ so you won't capture the whitespace around the matches as you do now. Or maybe that is what you wanted.


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