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Re: Re: specific numbers of digits

by awkmonk (Monk)
on Mar 19, 2003 at 14:30 UTC ( #244342=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: specific numbers of digits
in thread specific numbers of digits

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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