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Answer: How do I retrieve the position of the first occurrence of a match?

by lima1 (Curate)
on Oct 04, 2007 at 16:01 UTC ( #642691=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    $line =~ m{(\d+)}g;
    my $pos = pos($line) - length $1;
    
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    $line =~ m{\d+};
    my $pos = length $`;
    
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    $line =~ m{\d+}g;
    my $pos = pos($line) - length $&;
    
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    $line =~ m{\d+};
    my $pos = $-[0];
    

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