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Re^3: Escape characters and arrow keys and pp

by Plankton (Vicar)
on Nov 12, 2011 at 06:11 UTC ( #937721=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Escape characters and arrow keys and pp
in thread Escape characters and arrow keys and pp

actually it does not work very well. \W means match non-word character, opposite of \w. See http://perldoc.perl.org/perlre.html. You may want to look at http://search.cpan.org/~jstowe/TermReadKey-2.30/ReadKey.pm too. There may be other models on CPAN that may do what you are looking for. So search CPAN. Or most likely another monk will have the right answer.

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