[ic] perl to strip hyphens etc?

Carsten Jahnke carstenjahnke at web.de
Tue Jun 22 11:09:19 EDT 2004

DB wrote:

> #clean up phone numbers
> $phone_day=$array->{phone_day};
> $phone_day=~ s/[\-]+/ /g;
> print OUTFILE "$array->{phone_day}|";
> Why does this not work? Any ideas?

don't know if it is as easy as it seams but try
$phone_day =~ s/-| //g;
to strip hyphens and spaces :)


Carsten Jahnke

email: carstenjahnke at web.de

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