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Re^2: Not getting desire output by using switch statement in Perl

by rammohan (Acolyte)
on Jan 06, 2014 at 11:53 UTC ( #1069490=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Not getting desire output by using switch statement in Perl
in thread Not getting desire output by using switch statement in Perl

Then how I'm achieve that result?(me question is if I give a string then it returns output result with numeric values like based on alphabetic value in numeric type- a is 1, b is 2,c is 3 in this similar way up to..... z is 26 )


Comment on Re^2: Not getting desire output by using switch statement in Perl
Re^3: Not getting desire output by using switch statement in Perl
by choroba (Abbot) on Jan 06, 2014 at 12:11 UTC
    Easy. See ord:
    if ($a =~ /[a-z]/) { print ord($a) - 96; } else { print "Everything else"; }
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