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Re: Regex Matching Query

by 2teez (Priest)
on Mar 26, 2013 at 07:36 UTC ( #1025449=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regex Matching Query

Hi packetstormer,
".. I can't figure out how to get the rest of a string after it has been matched!.."
To start with, I will suggest you give good attention to the wisdom given by ww and davido

You can also re-write your script like so to have what you want I suppose:

use warnings; use strict; my $file = "TEST SHOW S01E01"; if ( $file =~ m/(.*?)(\d.+?)$/ ) { # modified line my $show = $1; print "Show name: ", $show, $/, "others: ", $2, $/; }
Using your "$2", you can capture the rest of the string for usage.
Hope this helps.

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