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Re^2: howto replace part of a string

by CountOrlok (Friar)
on Jun 14, 2006 at 15:26 UTC ( #555274=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: howto replace part of a string
in thread howto replace part of a string

Is this what you're trying to do?
$a = 'ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ'; $a =~ s/^\S{5}(\S{4})\S+/$1xxxx/ ;

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Re^3: howto replace part of a string
by jeanluca (Deacon) on Jun 14, 2006 at 16:04 UTC
    You're right, but I realize now, because I didn't understand the expression, that it is not what I want!

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