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Re: Random lines from a file for a quiz

by benn (Priest)
on Aug 10, 2003 at 01:44 UTC ( #282530=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Random lines from a file for a quiz

Tie::File (which is like your filehandle->array idea) could come in handy here, especially if you've got *lots* of questions :)

use Tie::File; use List::Util qw(shuffle); tie @questions, 'Tie::File',"questions.txt" or die $!; my @qnums = shuffle(0..$#questions); foreach (@qnums) { print $questions[$_]; # get answer & write to file etc. }
Cheers, Ben.


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