[Israel.pm] regex question

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Tue Jan 5 05:24:38 PST 2010

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 14:39, Yossi Itzkovich
<Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to catch a text between, for example, the word "myWord" and a word which is not "myWord".
> I can do it like :  m~\bmyWord\b(.+?)\b[^m][^y][^W][^o][^r][^d]\b~  but I guess there is a much better alternative.
> Thanks in advance

I am not sure that i completely understood what you want to
accomplish. Can you send some examples of string that should and
should not match?

In any case, it sounds like you're searching for Look-Around
Assertions, which i use very often. Take a look at:


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