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Re: Strip non-numeric

by krujos (Curate)
on Jan 13, 2003 at 22:50 UTC ( #226636=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Strip non-numeric

Try this  $var =~ s/\D//g; This (untested) code will remove all non-numeric characters from the string.

Josh
Update: I fixed my type where I left the g off the regexp. Sorry
Update:2 I also fixed the /// problem that tall_man pointed out. Thanks.


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Re: Re: Strip non-numeric
by tall_man (Parson) on Jan 13, 2003 at 22:54 UTC
    There's one extra "/" at the end, and no "g" flag so only one would be removed. You need:
    $var =~ s/\D//g;
    Update: The "g" was just fixed in the message I replied to, but not the extra "/"
    Update 2:Now all the problems are fixed. :)

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