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Re^2: Counting number of characters in a string

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 19, 2009 at 16:45 UTC ( #808202=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Counting number of characters in a string
in thread Counting number of characters in a string

if you're not in a subroutine, doing a split in scalar context: $length=split(//, $string) acheives the same thing. Don't do this in a subroutine though, or else you'll clobber your @_.


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