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

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

Unset $/, the Input Record Separator, to make <> give you the whole file at once.
{ local $/=undef; open FILE, "myfile" or die "Couldn't open file: $!"; $string = <FILE>; close FILE; }

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