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Re: STDIN help for a new Perl coder

by gwadej (Chaplain)
on Jul 15, 2009 at 16:54 UTC ( #780399=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to STDIN help for a new Perl coder

Look at chomp. That should give you a clue.

When you have a question about the value of a variable. It's a good idea to print it with delimiters around the value. Not all characters are visible.

print "[$dir]\n";
G. Wade

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Re^2: STDIN help for a new Perl coder
by perlJourney (Initiate) on Jul 15, 2009 at 18:03 UTC

    Thank you, I will look at the delimiters as well to try that out.

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