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Simple Pattern Matching Qusetion

Simple Pattern Matching Qusetion

Simple Pattern Matching Qusetion

Hello all,

I'm new to perl but have read the faq.
I'm trying to create an arry from a file that contains in formation with in quotes. I would like to pull the "information" in to the arry and disregard the rest, not sure as to the best way to do this though.This is what I have so far but not getting the logic right yet.


$MEMBERS = "c:\\working\\post.txt";
open MEMBERS, $MEMBERS or die "Cannot open $MEMBERS for read :$!";

$membr = (<MEMBERS>,$_ );

while (<MEMBERS>) { if ($membr=~/"/ )  @names=split /"/, $membr print @names  ;} else { print " not a member \n";}       


Thanks :)

RE: Simple Pattern Matching Qusetion

$MEMBERS = "c:\\working\\post.txt";
open MEMBERS, $MEMBERS or die "Cannot open $MEMBERS for read :$!";
while (<MEMBERS>)
   if ($_=~/"(.+)"/ ){
      push(@names, $1);


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