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So I have a big text file that follows this pattern :
========== Name: blah ID: 2 ==========
and this repeats multiple times in the text file. I want to regex anything between the "=======" but only such that ID is say 3. I tried the following :
while($regex =~ /=====.+?ID: 3.+?=====/igs) { print "$&\n"; }
I want the output to look like :
========= Name: Hi ID: 3 =========
But I end up with the whole text file or at least it might be grabbing anything before ID: 3 and after the first "======", but I can't tell since the output is so large. I think that's what it might be doing. Also, what if there are more than one instance of ID: 3? Is there anyways I can print all those instances without printing the whole file? Can anyone help me?

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