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Re: Regex word options

by abualiga (Scribe)
on Nov 01, 2012 at 02:51 UTC ( #1001769=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regex word options

agree with ww. The '||' operator may be better suited here than the word boundary '\b'. Also, what are you trying with the '?' non-greedy quantifier? Are you looking for lines starting with these words? Perhaps I'm missing something, but you would probably benefit more from providing some input data.

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Re^2: Regex word options
by falpizar91 (Initiate) on Nov 01, 2012 at 04:16 UTC

    why not try:

    if( $inputStr =~ /^(Arranged\,|Transcribe\,)/ ){ ### do your stuff }

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