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Hi all i have a problem in the regular expression.. plz help

$a = "<a:1>\nb\nef\n</a>\n<a:2>\nb\n</a>\n<a:3>\nb\n</a>";

My problem is to remove <a:1>\nb\nef\n</a> from the string, facing problem in creating the non greedy regex for this. This cod contain n number of lines between <a:1> and </a>

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Hi!
$a =~ s/<a:1>.*?</a>//s;

replaces the first occuring <a:1< ... </a> from $a.

Xanius
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