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Re^2: Regex: Searching for a string with special characters

by Hofmator (Curate)
on Nov 03, 2006 at 10:26 UTC ( #582045=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Regex: Searching for a string with special characters
in thread Regex: Searching for a string with special characters

And another option is to use the qr/$string/ syntax, which you can find in perlop.

Just a small annotation. This is only correct if it is supposed to be a general comment. The qr/$string/ construct has no influence on the escape issue whatsoever.

For the escaping see also quotemeta.

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Re^3: Regex: Searching for a string with special characters
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 03, 2006 at 13:37 UTC

    Thanks a lot.

    As mentioned by you, 'qr' didn't work for me but I was able to get the desired results using 'quotemeta'.

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