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Answer: How can I find nested delimiters?

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Q&A > regular expressions > How can I find nested delimiters? 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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