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using reg exp with index()

Posted by kitwalker2886 (kitwalker2886), 11 May 2007
i want to search a string and find the position of the pettern, a dot followed by a number followwed by a number..
        $n=index($string,/.[0-9]./);
this code doesn't work.. anyone know wats the error??
   

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 11 May 2007
Index looks for one substring in another but "without the wild card behaviour of regular expressions" according to the Perl manual - perldoc -f index.  

It's the lack of wild card facilities that's causing your match to fail.



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