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in reply to A regular expression

I use YAPE::Regex::Explain to explain Regular Expressions:
use YAPE::Regex::Explain; print YAPE::Regex::Explain->new(qr/999[89]\$/)->explain(); __END__ The regular expression: (?-imsx:999[89]\$) matches as follows: NODE EXPLANATION ---------------------------------------------------------------------- (?-imsx: group, but do not capture (case-sensitive) (with ^ and $ matching normally) (with . not matching \n) (matching whitespace and # normally): ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 999 '999' ---------------------------------------------------------------------- [89] any character of: '8', '9' ---------------------------------------------------------------------- \$ '$' ---------------------------------------------------------------------- ) end of grouping ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Cheers,

Brent

-- Yeah, I'm a Delt.

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Re^2: A regular expression
by enttoobad (Novice) on Mar 22, 2012 at 13:44 UTC
    that's a handy tool, thanks!