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Re: Split a string to remove quotes and parentheses

by vladb (Vicar)
on Feb 20, 2006 at 16:55 UTC ( #531461=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Split a string to remove quotes and parentheses

You can try perl search/replace regexp:
$s = '("test123")'; $s =~ s/(\("|"\))//g; print "$s\n";
Will print:
test123


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Re^2: Split a string to remove quotes and parentheses
by perl_99_monk (Novice) on Feb 20, 2006 at 17:11 UTC
    Thank you so much... It worked

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erix .oO( that sounds Boyer-Mooreish )
[Corion]: erix: Yes, but that's mostly for skipping characters you'll never read, but this approach skips the problem of needing to load more data while looking at a half-match
[Corion]: I mostly wonder how I can add this "reversal" to my toolchest, and if it's worth it or just clever

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