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The first thing monks will tell new perl programmers is to always
use strict;
use warnings

at the start of each program.

That said, your problem is the use of

@values = ();
inside the loop. That re-initializes the @values array each time.
Move that outside the loop, and initialize it like this:
my @values = ();
The Parens are not necessary - perl initializes it to an empty array anyway.
Also, you code could be shortened if you used the "map" and "grep" functions, but I expect you have a ways to go before you are comfortable with them.
But first - get your program working.
Cheers, and all the best.

             I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it.
                   -SNL


In reply to Re: new to perl, need some help by NetWallah
in thread new to perl, need some help by kingpin007

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