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Answer: How do I extract a file name from a path string

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Q&A > strings > How do I extract a file name from a path string contributed by t0mas

The File::Basename module is probably what you want.
use File::Basename; ( $name, $path, $suffix ) = fileparse( $filename_with_path, "\.[^.]*" +);
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