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Re: Syntax error in using do-until loop: How can I fix it?

by pvaldes (Chaplain)
on Jul 16, 2012 at 23:25 UTC ( #982103=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    my $sentence="to baah or not to chomp, that's the question";
    
    my $garbage = 0;
    $garbage++ while ($sentence =~ /[,'\s]/g);
    @chars = split //, $sentence;
    print "You can create ", (scalar(@chars) - $garbage)/4.0," groups of f
    +our characters here\n";
    
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    @chars = grep {!/(,|'|\s)/} @chars;
    my $n = 0;
    while ($n < $#chars){
      print $chars[$n],$chars[$n+1],$chars[$n+2],$chars[$n+3],"\n";
      $n = $n+4}
    

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