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Re: How can one use the print function to get the correct information?

by golux (Friar)
on Apr 05, 2013 at 18:08 UTC ( #1027188=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How can one use the print function to get the correct information?

Hi supriyoch_2008,

It looks like you want to return a string of text from your "display()" function (and then maybe you should call it something besides "display"). For example:

sub display { my ($self) = @_; if ($self) { my $text = " Student Name: $self->{NAME}\n"; $text .= " Age (yr): $self->{AGE}\n"; $text .= " Regd no: $self->{REGD_NO}\n"; return $text; } else { return "Not found"; } }

As it is, you're just returning the last thing, which is the value of the print statement (TRUE if successful).

say  substr+lc crypt(qw $i3 SI$),4,5
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