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Re: Golf: Replacing part of a string with "*"

by explorer (Chaplain)
on Aug 18, 2006 at 15:25 UTC ( #568188=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Golf: Replacing part of a string with "*"

Maybe a regex:

$string =~ s/^\d{12}/'*' x 12/e; # ************5678

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Re^2: Golf: Replacing part of a string with "*"
by ikegami (Pope) on Aug 18, 2006 at 15:32 UTC
    If the OP wanted to hardcode the length, he could have done
    substr($string,0,-4,'*'x12);

    Much clearer.

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