[Chicago-talk] removing line from file.
thomasoniii at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 11:42:46 PST 2005
Oh, hey, I'll be, that does work. Didn't realize that was one of the
many funky shortcut notations.
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 13:41:42 -0600, Jim Thomason <thomasoniii at gmail.com> wrote:
> > # ignore first 4 lines
> > next if 1 .. 4;
> I believe that should be:
> next if $. == 1 .. $. == 4;
> 1..4 won't work, since both 1 and 4 are true values, it never hits the 'next'.
> > # do whatever you want w/ other lines
> > ...
> > # reset $. - line number for multiple files
> > close ARGV if eof;
> > } # while <>
> > so, you could do:
> > behead.pl file1 file2 file3
> > Outputting to separate files is left as AEFTR or another email. Is this
> > what you where asking?
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