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Re: variable with $$

by The Mad Hatter (Priest)
on Apr 08, 2004 at 04:52 UTC ( #343498=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to variable with $$

Put $name in double quotes and then backslash (escape) the extra $...
my $name = "Sam"; my $newvar = "\$$name"; # or even ... my $newvar = '$' . $name; print $name, "\n", $newvar;
which prints
Sam $Sam

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