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I had the below code to check whether the filename ends with txt or not...but how can i modify the condition to check whether the filename starts with "sample" and ends with 'txt"

foreach my $file (@files) {
  next if ($file !~ /\.txt$/i);
  system("copy \"$source\\$file\" \"$destination\"");
 }

I tried to modify the line as below but it did not copy anything
  next if ($file !~ /sample*\.txt$/i);

filename will be somthing like sample.test1.devenv.txt
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next unless ($file =~ /^sample.*\.txt$/i);

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