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Re: change all occurances of string1 into string2

by choroba (Abbot)
on Nov 29, 2012 at 15:29 UTC ( #1006277=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to change all occurances of string1 into string2

Too many curlies. toolic's advice is good, but you can safely remove even more:

s/$thing/$translate{$thing}/g;
Be careful, though, if one translation results in a word that another translation might translate again.
Sometimes, avoiding the inner loop by constructing the regex leads to a faster solution:
my $re = join '|', keys %translate; $re = qr/($re)/; while (<>) { s/$re/$translate{$1}/g; print; }
You might need to add some \b boundaries to the regex so it does not match in the middle of a word.
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Re^2: change all occurances of string1 into string2
by tobyink (Abbot) on Nov 29, 2012 at 16:10 UTC
    my $re = join '|', map quotemeta, keys %translate;
    perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'

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