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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:

"We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce
the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true."

Robert Wilensky, University of California

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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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