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Re: the end of a word

by ichimunki (Priest)
on Jul 22, 2002 at 22:57 UTC ( #184277=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to the end of a word

perldoc -f chop

for when you know you don't want the last letter

perldoc -f tr

for when you want to get rid of certain characters no matter where they appear, example: $directory =~ tr/\]//

perldoc perlre

for when you need to do some fancy reg ex substitution stuff to get at real specific stuff like remove a specific character at the end of a string, example: $directory =~ s/\]$//