Author image Robert Krimen
and 1 contributors

NAME

Text::Split - Text splitting with fine-grained control

VERSION

version 0.0013

SYNOPSIS

    $data = <<_END_
    # Xyzzy
    #   --- START 
        qwerty

            1 2 3 4 5 6
    8 9 10 The end

    # abcdefghi
            jklmnop
    _END_

    $split = Text::Split->new( data => ... )->find( qr/#\s*--- START/ )
    ( $split, $content ) = $split->find( qr/ The end/, slurp => '[]' )

$content =

    #   --- START 
        qwerty

            1 2 3 4 5 6
    8 9 10 The end

Alternatively, with

    ( $split, $content ) = $split->find( qr/ The end/, slurp => '()' )

$content =

        qwerty

            1 2 3 4 5 6

DESCRIPTION

With Text::Split, given a split in some text, you can access the text preceding and remaining the split. Consecutive splitting lets you slurp text from between splits (optionally including the text from the splits at either end).

This distribution is deprecated, and will be renamed to Text::Clip

AUTHOR

  Robert Krimen <robertkrimen@gmail.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Robert Krimen.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.