Robert Krimen

NAME

Text::Clip - Clip and extract text in clipboard-like way

VERSION

version 0.0014

SYNOPSIS

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

            1 2 3 4 5 6
    8 9 10 The end

    # abcdefghi
            jklmnop
    _END_

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

$content =

    #   --- START 
        qwerty

            1 2 3 4 5 6
    8 9 10 The end

Alternatively, with

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

$content =

        qwerty

            1 2 3 4 5 6

DESCRIPTION

Text::Clip allows you to mark/slice up a piece of text. String matching (by regular expression, etc.) is used to place marks. The first mark lets you access the text preceding and following the mark. Subsequent marks allow you to slurp up the text "clipped" between the marks.

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.