Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Do you know where your variables are?

Re: ASCII insert after read

by pc88mxer (Vicar)
on Jul 29, 2008 at 19:40 UTC ( #700908=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to ASCII insert after read

An easier way to test for the ASCII character 12 is to use a regex:
if ($line =~ m/\014/) { # $line contains a Control-L }
Update: I guess your approach can work, but it's a little awkward. You are comparing the octal representation of a number (which is a string) to a decimal value. Doing it your way I would have written it:
$test = sprintf("%o", ord $_); if ($test eq "14") { ... }

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://700908]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (9)
As of 2017-07-20 14:35 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    I came, I saw, I ...

    Results (304 votes). Check out past polls.