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perlfunc:length

by gods
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:41 UTC ( #168=perlfunc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

length

See the current Perl documentation for length.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


length - return the number of bytes in a string



length EXPR

length



Returns the length in bytes of the value of EXPR. If EXPR is omitted, returns length of $_.


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