search for string

Posted on 2002-05-06
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Last Modified: 2010-03-05

I'm storing names (fullname and synonym1) into a hash like below:

$MyHash{$Id} = {id => $Id, fullName => $FullName, synonym1 => $Synonym1};

How can I search whether a string is found in the fullname or synonym1 ?


$String = "Bill"
if "Bill" exist in fullname or synonym1 return true


Question by:n_chai
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if (($MyHash{$id}->{fullName} =~ /$String/) or ($MyHash{$id}->{synonim1} =~ /$String/})) {
 # found
} else {
 # not found

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