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Answer: how do i replace brackets in a regex?

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Q&A > regular expressions > how do i replace brackets in a regex? contributed by Schuk

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$journal =~ s/(\)|\()//g;

"s" for replace
"\)" and "\(" for escaping the brackets
"|" for or
and the whole thing in "(..)" because you want to replace it with nothing "//"
"g" finally stands for global -> replacement doesnt stop when you hit the first bracket.

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