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Re: specific numbers of digits

by MZSanford (Curate)
on Mar 19, 2003 at 14:11 UTC ( #244337=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to specific numbers of digits

$zip =~ m/\d{5,5}/;
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Re: Re: specific numbers of digits
by awkmonk (Monk) on Mar 19, 2003 at 14:30 UTC

    Sorry to point this out, but..

    $x = "123456"; if ( $x =~ /\d{5,5}/ ) { print "wrong"; }

    Still matches 123456

    This will do the trick

    $x = "123456"; if ( $x =~ /^\d{5}$/ ) { print "right"; }

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