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The defined function is what you need. It returns true if the value being tested IS NOT the special undef value. So something like:

unless (defined($line_split[0])) {...} ...

ahead of your other tests should get the job done.

Update: Fixed typo..

Good luck. -c


In reply to Re: "Use of uninitialized value" due to empty elements in an array by chuckbutler
in thread "Use of uninitialized value" due to empty elements in an array by michaelp

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