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Re^4: newbie need help with a simple code

by perlmonk007 (Novice)
on Mar 05, 2013 at 05:11 UTC ( #1021748=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: newbie need help with a simple code
in thread newbie need help with a simple code

Im sorry, i meant are the regex automatically captured to the scalars, if not what do i need to do to capture them into $1, $2 etc
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Re^5: newbie need help with a simple code
by kielstirling (Scribe) on Mar 05, 2013 at 05:25 UTC
    $1, $2, $3 and so on are what Perl populates captures to. However, some of us use a syntax that allows for named captures. If you read the man page for perlre all will become clear.

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