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Re: Regex, query

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Jan 24, 2013 at 16:03 UTC ( #1015192=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Regex, query

Assuming your input string is 'Michael please look at E123456', your regular expression expects a trailing space that is not there. Rather than looking for trailing white space, perhaps you'd like the non-whitespace character class \S (m/$mystring2\s*(\S*)/i)? See Using character classes.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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