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Re^4: Search and Copy

by mikebailey (Initiate)
on Nov 24, 2012 at 21:29 UTC ( #1005428=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Search and Copy
in thread Search and Copy

open (OUTPUT, ">Results.txt") open( INFILE, "Textfile.TXT" ) while (<INFILE>) { if ($ARG =~ /(Something.{0,250})/ ) { print OUTPUT $ARG ; } } close (OUTPUT);

The "regexp" suggested is not working.

Thoughts?


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Re^5: Search and Copy
by choroba (Canon) on Nov 24, 2012 at 21:55 UTC
    The regex would work if you match it against the right variable. Where is $ARG coming from? Use strict and warnings; and if someone gives you a code, taking just a small part of it if you do not understand the rest would probably not work.
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