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Re^2: Words and Numbers to hash

by mrras25 (Acolyte)
on Jan 09, 2014 at 00:08 UTC ( #1069887=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Words and Numbers to hash
in thread Words and Numbers to hash

this worked for the most part however, the first value I am getting is:

$VAR1 = 'Opp Avg Score Margin'; $VAR2 = '10.8'; ...

Instead of all the stuff leading up to it:

Points/Game 80.5 Opp Points/Game 69.7 Avg Score Margin 10.8

Why would you think that would be?

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Re^3: Words and Numbers to hash
by AnomalousMonk (Canon) on Jan 09, 2014 at 01:46 UTC
    ... the first value I am getting ...

    You may be expecting the hash to preserve the order of the fields extracted from the string. It won't. The only 'order' in a hash is the key/value paring of each hash element. You must somehow impose your own order on top of this inherent order. Perhaps see Tie::IxHash.

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