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Re^2: remove spaces after join operation

by lakssreedhar (Acolyte)
on Jul 26, 2013 at 11:27 UTC ( #1046488=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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This error Can't modify join or string in substitution (s///) at out.pl line 5, near "s/\s*(\.\(\))\s*/$1/g;" is being shown


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Re^3: remove spaces after join operation
by Loops (Curate) on Jul 26, 2013 at 11:37 UTC
    Ah, is your version of Perl too old to support the /r modifier? It wont work without it. I Suppose:
    my $txt = join ' ',@first_sentence; $txt =~ s/\s*([.()])\s*/$1/g; print $txt;
    Updated to simplify regex as suggested by hdb

      ya its working now

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