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Re^3: Problem with String replace in file

by meraxes (Friar)
on Oct 22, 2007 at 17:36 UTC ( #646511=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Problem with String replace in file
in thread Problem with String replace in file

I suspect your problem is that you are writing back to the filehandle IN when you (presumably) only opened it for read.

open( IN, '<', $filename ); # input open( OUT, '>', 'newfilename.txt' ); # output while ( <IN> ) { s/\|\|/|\\N|/g; print OUT; } close IN; close OUT;
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Re^4: Problem with String replace in file
by philosophia (Sexton) on Oct 22, 2007 at 18:17 UTC
    This was correct, thank you. || is replaced by |\N| throughtout newfilename.txt.

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