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Re: regex expression help

by Trix606 (Monk)
on Nov 08, 2005 at 17:42 UTC( #506816=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to regex expression help

I am not quite sure from your question whether you are having a problem with the match itself, or simply are asking about printing what precedes the match.

As for the match I tried your code and sample data and it works, ( once you add a semi-colon after Found it\n").

You can print the contents of $` to get what precedes your match.

Check out perldoc perlvar for info on $` and other variables you can use with a regex and more.

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