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Answer: How can I find nested delimiters?

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 27, 2004 at 13:01 UTC ( #324397=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How can I find nested delimiters? - Answer contributed by Anonymous Monk

Either of these will match the longest possible quoted string with only an even number of quotes inside. m#"(?:"[^"]*"|[^"]*)"#;
m#"(?:("?)[^"]*\1)+"#;

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