[Chicago-talk] messy scalar into an array.
richard at rushlogistics.com
Tue Mar 2 07:34:09 PST 2010
Thank you very much Paul and Alan. That was exactly what I needed.
Again, many thanks.
---- Chicago.pm chatter <chicago-talk at pm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Richard Reina <richard at rushlogistics.com> wrote:
> > $line is exactly what I want but it's in the form of a scalar; When I try to split it up into elements of an array with @fax=split("", $line); it does not work due to all the back to back white spaces. If anyone can help me out with a better way to do this I would really appreciate it.
> I've never used faxstat before, but i would think that you might want to try:
> @fax = split(/\s+/, $line) ;
> Which will split on whitespace and give you the relevant
> whitespace-separated fields. If that isn't what you're looking for,
> could you post an example of the data you're looking at and the
> desired outcome?
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