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Re: Help to split

by reisinge (Friar)
on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:22 UTC ( #1023826=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Help to split

Hello, another way (more suitable for a beginner?) to do it:

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; # Get the filename as command line argument my $filename = shift; open my $fh, "<", $filename or die "Can't open $filename"; while ( my $line = <$fh> ) { # go through file, line by line my @fields = split ':', $line; my ($first) = split /\s+/, $fields[4]; print "$first\n"; } close $fh;

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