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no need to repeat $_ =~ and just add next to avoid fall thru.

for ($given){ print "\nFOR($_):"; if (/abc/) { print "abc"} if (/def/) { print "def" ;next} if (/xyz/) { print "xyz" ;next} print "default"; }

more examples at Understanding the benefit of Given/When ...

Cheers Rolf

In reply to Re: Short and easy way to write if...elsif syntax by LanX
in thread Short and easy way to write if...elsif syntax by slayedbylucifer

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