Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Don't ask to ask, just ask

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

If you formatted your code correctly, the reason becomes obvious.

You've added your until clause to the end of your foreach loop:

#!/usr/bin/perl-w ## To chop a sentence at intervals of 4-letter and to print results: use strict; my $sentence="BEAR CALF DEER FEAR GEAR HEAR"; ## To remove blank spaces: # Line 5 $sentence=~ s/\s//igs; print"\n Words are: \n"; do { my @four=$sentence=~ /[a-zA-Z]{4}/igs; # Line 9 foreach my $word(@four) { print"\n $word: "; my $length=length($word); print"\n Length of the word= $length\n\n"; my $output="Words .txt"; # Line 14 unless (open(RESULT,">$output")){ print"Cannot open file\"$output\".\n\n"; # Line 16 exit; } print RESULT"\n Words are: \n Word: $word; Length of the word= $length\n\n"; close(RESULT); # Line 21 } until ( my $word=~ /^.*$/); # Line 22 exit; }

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

The start of some sanity?

In reply to Re: Syntax error in using do-until loop: How can I fix it? by BrowserUk
in thread Syntax error in using do-until loop: How can I fix it? by supriyoch_2008

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others pondering the Monastery: (8)
    As of 2015-11-30 03:56 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?

      What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

      Results (757 votes), past polls