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Re: Parse template into data structure

by Hofmator (Curate)
on Nov 07, 2006 at 09:33 UTC ( #582594=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Parse template into data structure

I don't know much about Template::Toolkit and its innards, so I can't tell you if there is a (un)documented way to get at the information you want.

But a simple template basically comes down to some text ... [% variable_name %]... some more text. If this is the case with your templates you can easily parse them directly with something like the following:

local $/; my $text = <DATA>; while ($text =~ /\[%(.*?)%\]/g) { print "$1\n"; } __DATA__ some text ... [% variable_name %] ... some more text [% variable_name2 %] [% variable_name3 %] ... some more text some text ... [% variable_name4 %]

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