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  • Swaroop Kumar
    Dear Member, I have a regular expression. How can i find the no.of matchings of the regular expression. First, Second ...matchings i know as $1,$2... Regards
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 6, 2005
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      Dear Member,

      I have a regular expression. How can i find the no.of matchings
      of the regular expression. First, Second ...matchings i know as $1,$2...

      Regards / Thnkas
      Swaroop Kumar. Tata
    • merlyn@stonehenge.com
      ... Swaroop Dear Member, Swaroop I have a regular expression. How can i find the no.of matchings Swaroop of the regular expression. First, Second
      Message 2 of 2 , Dec 6, 2005
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        >>>>> "Swaroop" == Swaroop Kumar <swaroop_t_mca@...> writes:

        Swaroop> Dear Member,
        Swaroop> I have a regular expression. How can i find the no.of matchings
        Swaroop> of the regular expression. First, Second ...matchings i know as $1,$2...


        my @all_matches = $string =~ /pattern_here/g;

        my $number_of_matches = @all_matches; # array name in scalar context == length

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