What have you tried? What didn't work? We are not a code writing service.

If you need to generate permutations, you can do that pretty easily with glob. That combines with regular expressions pretty easily - have you read perlretut? Also, for your example, I can't get your count of 5 for AAA -- I see either 4 or 6 depending on how you count overlaps.

Update: Stupid failing eyes. I counted two AAAs in the third word.

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#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.


In reply to Re: Regex: finding all possible substrings by kennethk
in thread Regex: finding all possible substrings by ssc11008

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