I'm new to perl (started today) and I need some help with a matching. I'm scraping a web page and I'm trying to extract some information between two tags but I keep getting more that I ask for. Here is what I'm working wiht:
......wrap><font face=arial size=-1>Volume<br>262,605,456</font></td><
I need the number 262,605,456.
I've tried this:
But I get the whole page back. I've googled around and I think my problem has to do with nested tags and the "<" ">" symbols might mean something special but I can't figure it out.