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From Alexander Burrows <alex...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Some perl regex help
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2008 11:34:06 GMT

This worked great thanks. Was exactly what I was looking for.

-Alexander


James Smith-7 wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, 29 Jun 2008, Alexander Burrows wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hello again all. Been a while since I've posted here but needed some help
>> on
>> a regex I was trying to write.
>>
>> $line =~ tr/(\(|\)|<|>)/(\&#40;|\&#41;|\&lt;|\&gt;)/g;
> 
> Simplest approach is to make a hash of the substitutions and use
> an "e" executed regexp
> 
> my %hash = ('('=>'&#40;',')'=>'&#41;','<'=>'&lt;','>'=>'&gt;');
> 
>     $line =~ s/([()<>])/$hash{$1}/eg;
> 
>>
>> This does not work at all in perl so I found so I replaced the tr with s
>> and
>> the search part works as expected but the replace does not. I've been
>> trying
>> to read around forums and regex documents for perl but they seem
>> unorganized
>> and cryptic. So any help would be appreciated.
>>
>> -Alexander
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