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How to extract the file name from the string in Perl?

Posted on 2012-08-16
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Last Modified: 2012-08-21
This is the string I am dealing with:

See 20120815_1543_Report.html for details in /dir1/dir2/dir3/dir4 directory.

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How can I extract 20120815_1543_Report.html from this string?

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my $str = 'See 20120815_1543_Report.html for details in /dir1/dir2/dir3/dir4 directory.';

my ($html) = $str =~ /(\w+\.html)/;

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