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Before we answer we need some more info.

  • Are these three lines of data actually ONE line or indeed THREE lines? Tip: enclose your data in <code> ... </code> tags. That makes it easier to see the actual format and also things like square brackets and such.
  • Can you show some more lines of your data? Especially when you have to write perhaps a regular expression to extract the data it is always good to see some more data, to check how "regular" your data structure really is.


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In reply to Re: Perl Extract specific string by CountZero
in thread Perl Extract specific string by MacLing

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