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Re: Regular Expression tricky newline problem

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Jan 02, 2006 at 22:37 UTC ( #520470=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regular Expression tricky newline problem

Some sample code with "this is what I get", and "this is what I want" would help understand where you are having a problem. The following should be a good starting point, if not the stimulus for a D'oh moment :).

use strict; use warnings; my $lines = do {local $/; <DATA>}; my ($line3) = $lines =~ /Line 3 : (.*?)\n/; print ">$line3<"; __DATA__ Line 1 : Dit is de eerste regel Line 2 : Dit is de tweede regel Line 3 : Dit is de derde regel Line 4 : Dit is de vierde regel

Prints:

>Dit is de derde regel<

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