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Re: how to read multiple line from a file

by 2teez (Priest)
on Apr 13, 2013 at 05:46 UTC ( #1028486=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to how to read multiple line from a file

Does this work for you?

use warnings; use strict; use feature 'say'; my $str = do { local $/; <DATA>; }; say join " " => grep { $_ if /fox/ .. /over/ } split /\n/, $str; __DATA__ the quick brown fox jumped over the unfortunate dog
fox jumped over

I used Athanasius data since the OP has none.

If you tell me, I'll forget.
If you show me, I'll remember.
if you involve me, I'll understand.
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