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Re: modifying a string in place

by japhy (Canon)
on Jan 19, 2006 at 18:16 UTC ( #524309=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to modifying a string in place

This substitution, s/([^^#])/$1$1/g, will do what you want. I'd expect it to be the fastest. It replaces any non-^ non-# character with itself twice.

Jeff japhy Pinyan, P.L., P.M., P.O.D, X.S.: Perl, regex, and perl hacker
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