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Re^3: Find Number in String then Ignore Characters proceeding

by Eliya (Vicar)
on May 29, 2012 at 21:40 UTC ( #973134=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Find Number in String then Ignore Characters proceeding
in thread Find Number in String then Ignore Characters proceeding

And how come \\w rather than \w works?

The double backslash is just because it's in a double-quoted string, so a literal \w remains in the runtime constructed regex pattern fragment.

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