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Re: PERL newbie question

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Sep 07, 2012 at 04:10 UTC ( #992242=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to PERL newbie question

I want to find and replace a string but somehow it didn't work.
That is pretty vague and does not give us much to work with. Couldn't you open the file? Did nothing get found/replaced? Did the wrong things got found/replaced? Couldn't you save the results?

Please show your code, some relevant input data and the results of your code plus any errors or warnings.

BTW: It is Perl (the language) or perl (the program), but not PERL. That really sets you apart as a newbie. :)


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