[sf-perl] regex help
sphink at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 12:00:50 PDT 2011
my ($sentence) = /^(?:\s*\d+\.\s*)?(.*)/;
or if you want to strip whitespace from the beginning of non-numbered
lines as well:
my ($sentence) = /^\s*(?:\d+\.\s*)?(.*)/;
2011/10/11 Richard Reina <gatorreina at gmail.com>:
> I have a file that has list of some sentences. Some of them are numbered so
> I am going in circles trying to figure out how to remove the numbering. The
> file is in the following format:
> 12. blah blah, blah blah blah. blah.
> 29. blah blah, blah.
> 19. blah blah blah.
> I am looking for a way to capture everything after the first dot so as to
> remove the numbering.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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