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Re: pick a word contaning reg-ex

by keesturam (Initiate)
on Dec 04, 2012 at 13:31 UTC ( #1007090=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to pick a word contaning reg-ex

Oh.! Reply from previous post answers my question as well!!

perl -ne '/(\w*!\w*)/g && print "$1\n";' code_file(s)

Lesson learnt. search for existing threads before posting questions :-)


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Re^2: pick a word contaning reg-ex
by space_monk (Chaplain) on Dec 04, 2012 at 14:29 UTC

      I just tried the code above and it only prints the first word (update: on each line) that contains an exclamation point.

      #!/perl use warnings; use strict; while(<DATA>){ #print map {"$_\n"} grep{/!/} split; /(\w*!\w*)/g && print "$1\n"; } __DATA__ Mary had a little lamb! , whose fleece! was white! as snow. And everywhere! that Mary went, the lamb was sure! to go. oops!eedaisy

      Produces this:

      lamb! fleece! everywhere! sure! oops!eedaisy
        Oops - try
        while (/(\w*!\w*)/g) { print "$1\n"; }
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