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Re: Unindenting here-docs (Re: My day with Damian Conway)

by tachyon (Chancellor)
on Jan 31, 2002 at 12:43 UTC ( #142404=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Unindenting here-docs (Re: My day with Damian Conway)
in thread My day with Damian Conway

sub unindent { my $str = shift; (my $s) = $str =~ m/^(\s+)/; $str =~ s/^$s//gm; return $str; }

This will look at the first line and extract that much leading whitespace from every line so does what you want without the .




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(tye)Re: Unindenting here-docs (Re: My day with Damian Conway)
by tye (Sage) on Jan 31, 2002 at 16:41 UTC

    Um, no, you missed the whole point.

    print unquote( <<" TEST" ); First line Second line Third line Fourth line TEST
    Tell me what that should produce and I'll tell you what my tab stops were set to and that you were wrong. :) (And don't be fooled by how your browser happens to display that code.)

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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