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Re: Is there a better way to get the Country names with help of Regax

by 2teez (Priest)
on Oct 16, 2012 at 09:23 UTC ( #999268=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Is there a better way to get the Country names with help of Regax

Hi, You could use this

print $1, $/ if ( $location =~ m{(?<=:)(?:.-)?(.+?)$} );
even addressing the excellent point raised by tobyink
like so:
#!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; use strict; while ( defined( my $location = <DATA> ) ) { chomp $location; print $1, $/ if ( $location =~ m{(?<=:)(?:.-)?(.+?)$} ); } __DATA__ $names = Location:G-Canada $names = Location:Germany $names = Location:p-Australia $names = Location:e-Britain $names = Location:USA $names = Location:c-India $names = Location:Netherlands $names = Location:r-China $names = Location:North Korea $names = Location:Vatican City $names = Location:South Sudan $names = Location:Timor Leste $names = Location:Papua New Guinea
Canada Germany Australia Britain USA India Netherlands China North Korea Vatican City South Sudan Timor Leste Papua New Guinea

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