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Pattern Match

Posted on 1997-07-09
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Looking for a Pattern Match in perl4 toEXCLUDE certain characters such as @#$ etc..
something like:
if ($string =~ /[       ]/) {
print "These are not allowed";
exit;
}
continue with program if characters are not present

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exit if ($string =~ /[\@\$#]/);
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