in reply to pattern matching in array
perl -e 'my @ar = qw( adf "afaf faf ff" af "abf"); $_ =~ m/^\".+$/ &&
+print "Yes=",$_,"\n" foreach(@ar);'
You don't need to escape the quote, nor gobble up the entire string. Simply: m/^"/
now i am trying to work to find words starting with "" in array and I am doing this
but it is not working , @foo_d always holds 1
An Englishman in New York
An American Werewolf in London
An American in Paris
The Innocents Abroad
An Idiot Abroad
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
A Connecticut_Yankee in King Arthur's Court
There and Back Again
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World
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