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Re^2: repeat characters in text

by blazar (Canon)
on May 03, 2007 at 10:43 UTC ( #613351=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: repeat characters in text
in thread 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.
print "a@{['!' x 5]}"; # :-)


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