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Re: What is wrong here (Replacing Strin pieces)

by rjt (Deacon)
on Jul 16, 2013 at 11:22 UTC ( #1044558=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    use 5.012;
    
    my $string = "---------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx------yyyyyyyyyyyyyy--------";
    say $string;
    $string =~ s/(\A\-+|\-+$)/'?' x length $1/eg;
    say $string;
    
  2. or download this
    ---------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx------yyyyyyyyyyyyyy--------
    ?????????xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx------yyyyyyyyyyyyyy????????
    

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