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Re: repeat characters in text

by Albannach (Prior)
on May 02, 2007 at 17:46 UTC ( #613224=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to repeat characters in text

You have the right idea, you just need a different operator - print 'a', '!' x 5; will do it. Though Perl doesn't care, I prefer not to use double quotes unless I expect interpolation to be taking place.

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Re^2: repeat characters in text
by blazar (Canon) on May 03, 2007 at 10:43 UTC
    You have the right idea, you just need a different operator - print 'a', '!' x 5; will do it. Though Perl doesn't care, I prefer not to use double quotes unless I expect interpolation to be taking place.
    print "a@{['!' x 5]}"; # :-)

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