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Re: Making escape (\) ordinary in double quotes

by AnomalousMonk (Canon)
on Apr 09, 2013 at 09:34 UTC ( #1027688=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Making escape (\) ordinary in double quotes

sprintf does not alter the interpolation behavior of a double-quoted string, but it does provide all the interpolation capability of double-quoting – and more! See the many format specifiers in the docs.

>perl -wMstrict -le "my $foo = 'Foo'; my $bar = 'Bar'; ;; my $x = sprintf 'ignore \slash, expand %s, %s.', $foo, $bar; print qq{'$x'}; " 'ignore \slash, expand Foo, Bar.'

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