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Answer: How do I extract all text between two keywords like start and end?

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Q&A > regular expressions > How do I extract all text between two keywords like start and end? contributed by Anonymous Monk

Hi guys. This seems to work. I'd like some comments on this. I'm trying to further my perl education. Thanks. -Ty
$line = "start this is the start this is another end first end start h +ello start inside of hello end there end"; while ($line=~ s/\s*\bstart\b(?!.*?\bstart\b) (.+?) \bend\b//) { print $1, "\n"; }
tkroll@hawaii.edu

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