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As a pure guess, check the line before the GeneratePassword() line and see if you haven't type a comma (,) on the end rather than a semi-colon (;)?

this is what I'm looking for, correct?

Essentially yes. I would now move slowly backwards through the code until the line number becomes 2765.

At that point, you wil have found the limit of the code that perl is taking as being "one line". You can then start looking for things like commas instead of semicolons, unclosed ""s or ''s etc. try commenting out the whole of th e previous line. Does the line number change then?

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In reply to Re: Re: Re: "Useless use of private variable in void context" by BrowserUk
in thread "Useless use of private variable in void context" by Seumas

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