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Old 12-03-2006, 05:08 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by chrism01
Matthew42g, you ought to be able to shorten the regex with these operators I believe:

{n} Match exactly n times
{n,} Match at least n times
{n,m} Match at least n but not more than m times

see http://perldoc.perl.org/perlre.html
I usually would but it looked even more cryptic and would have made the explanation even longer than it already is.
 
  


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