complex search and replaces (was Re: [OS X TeX] Support for AppleScript please)

Roger Hart rhart at
Thu Dec 9 08:37:03 EST 2004

Yes, I think perl is difficult to learn, but for me at least, certainly 
worth it. I find it much easier to quickly write a routine in perl than 

I'm not sure which two books you have, but _Programming Perl_ and 
_Learning Perl_ have many helpful examples which can often be easily 
altered to complete a task. I think there's also _Perl Cookbook_ with 
more examples.



On Dec 7, 2004, at 8:01 AM, William F. Adams wrote:

> I've got two books on Perl at home, but they're just not ``clicking'' 
> with me.

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