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Re: Replacing a specfied instance of a pattern in a string (2 more)

by tye (Sage)
on Jul 15, 2005 at 05:17 UTC ( #475118=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Replacing a specfied instance of a pattern in a string

my $i= 0; $str =~ s/(...)/ 3 == ++$i ? 'fish' : $1 /ge;
or
my $i = 3; 0 while $str =~ /fsih/gi && --$i; substr( $str, $-[0], $+[0]-$-[0], 'fish' ) if ! $i;

- tye        

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