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Re: Accessing and printing an array, INSIDE of a hash

by Corion (Pope)
on Sep 25, 2011 at 14:36 UTC ( #927751=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Accessing and printing an array, INSIDE of a hash

This line:

$hash{'key'} = @array;

... does not do what you think it does. Hashes can only take scalar values, not arrays. You can store a reference to the array:

$hash{'key'} = \@array;

... and then retrieve it back. See Data::Dumper for inspecting your data structures, References Quick Reference on how to get at the data.

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