SPUG: Odd characters in string

Eric.D.Peterson at alltel.com Eric.D.Peterson at alltel.com
Fri Jan 26 13:15:07 PST 2007

Thanks for all the suggestions.  I did not know that tr returned the
number of characters changed.  Thanks for the insight. So I'm left with:

    my $cap = $new =~ tr/A-Z//;
    my $low = $new =~ tr/a-z//;
    my $num = $new =~ tr/0-9//;
    my $ctl = $new =~ tr/A-Za-z0-9//c;

Which works for me.


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