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Re^2: Editing Listed Data

by jtucker (Initiate)
on Mar 25, 2013 at 16:40 UTC ( #1025344=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Editing Listed Data
in thread Editing Listed Data

To clarify, my comment regarding the bullets was in conjunction to another's response. It probably would have been best to read the comment as a response, since it appears, at least on my display, indented to the aforesaid comment.

I appreciate the response. I am aware of the forum guidelines. But since my question was a very limited subset of data, namely an array, I was just needing a prompt in how to compare a scalar item to the previous item on the stack. The fence post error served as a necessary reminder to debug, as mentioned by the previous comments.

So my code was
@line = split /\r/m, $file; for my $line (@line) { my $header = ((split(/\t/, $line))[0]); ##stuck here as I was unsure how to compare $header to previously seen + header }
So, thanks for your response too. It showed me another way to resolve the issue. Much appreciated.

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