[Chicago-talk] Array slices

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Sun Nov 5 05:05:03 PST 2006

>>>>> "Jay" == Jay Strauss <me at heyjay.com> writes:

Jay> Is there any way other than iteration to get an array slice of a
Jay> multi-dimensional array?

Do you consider "map" to be iteration?

Jay> For example, I'd like to create a slice out of the 2nd element of each
Jay> inner array, so that my result would be (2,4,6).

Jay> @a = ([1,2],[3,4],[5,6]);

Jay> print join @a[][1],"\n";  # doesn't work
Jay> print join @a[0..2][1],"\n"; #doesn't work

my @a = ([1,2],[3,4],[5,6]);
my @result = map $_->[1], @a;
print "@result\n";

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