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Re: Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

by Not_a_Number (Prior)
on Nov 22, 2011 at 20:26 UTC ( #939539=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

What if "data with spaces" is not necessarily the third (or nth) field?

To make your code more robust, try Text::CSV:

use Text::CSV; my $csv = Text::CSV->new( { sep_char => ' '} ); my $fh = *DATA; # Replace *DATA with your input file name while ( my $row = $csv->getline( $fh ) ) { say join '-', @$row; } __DATA__ abc def data 123 ghi jkl "data with spaces" 456 "oh dear" "more data with spaces"

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