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in reply to Regex match last

Your regex does match your sample string! (But not in the way you want.) A very good reason to use a module.

A Simple fix is:

use strict; use warnings; use English; my $html = '<c:t="AD2343"/><c:p>65677676</c:p>'; $html =~ m{<c:.*/>}; print $MATCH, "\n";
Bill