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Answer: How do I read an entire file into a string?

by DigitalKitty (Parson)
on Jul 09, 2002 at 14:37 UTC ( #180491=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > files > How do I read an entire file into a string? - Answer contributed by DigitalKitty

If you know the size of the file, you could use the read function:

my $size = 2000; # or whatever open( FH, "sample.txt") or die("Error: $!\n"); read( FH, $data, $size ); close FH;

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