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Re: "Unrecognized character" stops perl cold

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 25, 2013 at 08:55 UTC ( #1068353=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to "Unrecognized character" stops perl cold

I was using Perl for the first time on Mac using the TextEdit editor. Really frustrating, until I read this and worked out that it uses

Edit->Substitutions->Smart Quotes

the quote characters not being as expected by the interpreter.Switch this off and all is OK.
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Re^2: "Unrecognized character" stops perl cold
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 21, 2015 at 13:17 UTC
    Worked a charm thanks
Re^2: "Unrecognized character" stops perl cold
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 04, 2015 at 18:41 UTC
    thank you very much buddy!!!

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