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Re: What is the purpose of '||=' in the example code for Spreadsheet::XLSX

by jmlynesjr (Hermit)
on Nov 14, 2012 at 20:45 UTC ( #1003889=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What is the purpose of '||=' in the example code for Spreadsheet::XLSX

Programming Perl(4th) page 27

$val ||="2"; # Set $val to 2 if it isn't already "true".

James

There's never enough time to do it right, but always enough time to do it over...

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[atcroft]: PriNet: Those code bits worked for me, with test hashes, but I didn't test it with more than a few simple test cases. *shrug* Had hoped it would help, at least.

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