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perl, how to extract pattern into an array

Posted on 2011-03-23
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$string = "First YEAR_95, then YEAR_97,  then YEAR_99";
How to extract pattern YEAR_nn in to an array so $ary[0] = 'YEAR_95', $ary[1] = 'YEAR_97', and so on.
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my @arr = $string =~ m{(YEAR_\d\d)}g;
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That works great.  Thanks.
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