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Is there a way to have only a certain number of inputs from the user? For example I ask the user how many files they want to input, then read those file names into an array. I tried doing this but it doesn't work. I know this will read into an array, but it can't limit the number of inputs.

my @arr = split(/\s+/, <>);

This is what I've tried so far but to no success

print "How many files do you want to combine?: "; my $numfiles = <>; print "Please input the file names:\n"; my @filenames; for (my $currentfile = 0; 0 < $numfiles-1; $currentfile++) { my $line = <STDIN>; $line =~ s/(^\s+)|(\s+$)//g; @filenames = split(/\s+/,$line); }

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