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Re^2: No output to screen or output file
in thread No output to screen or output file
Error: Use of uninitialized value in string eq at trial1.pl line 142, <IN> line 1767.
here is where I'd put in some print statements to see what values are present in the variables being cited by the error code. You've told me that you didn't include all your code, but there are some things you haven't included that are probably germain to the problem at hand...
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