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Evaluating @word like so will return a number; you can put your array into double quotes:

print "@word\n";

However, I think since your already going through the lines your better off just doing this:

while( my $line = <WORD> ){ print $_; }

Update: I see now that split is the problem, and putting it into scalar context


In reply to Re: while loop returning numbers not strings by Rudolf
in thread while loop returning numbers not strings by jaffinito34

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