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Re: regexp question

by virtualsue (Vicar)
on Dec 29, 2006 at 11:16 UTC ( #592205=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to regexp question

Try replacing the space character in your match with "\s*". The '*' says to match a whitespace character 0 or more times.

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Re^2: regexp question
by deibyz (Hermit) on Dec 29, 2006 at 11:46 UTC
    That would also match words of more than 20 chars "splited", making \s* = "".

    If I had to keep this limitation I would do:

    my @a = grep { /^.{1,20}$/ } split " ", $string

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