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extracting a certain field from a file

Posted on 2003-03-04
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Last Modified: 2010-03-05
I am new to perl and I would like to know How can I do the following in perl
-scan an input file line by line
- look for a keyword and extract the number(float) that comes after the key word.

Please help.
Thank you

P.S. I know how to scan an input file line by line, but I am confused about how to do the testing and number extraction.
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while( <> ){
    print "$1\n" if /keyword\s+(\S+)/;

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