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Re: Can I create hash dynamically by looping through an array? The hash name should be the array element

by choroba (Chancellor)
on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:51 UTC ( #1015340=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Can I create hash dynamically by looping through an array? The hash name should be the array element

Yes, you can - if you are not using strict refs:
for my $element (qw/var1 var2 var3/) { %$element = ( a => 'b'); } print $var1{a};
The common practice, though, is to use one hash instead, making the elements of the list the keys. You can then shorten the creation to
my @array = qw(var1 var2 var3); my %hash; undef @hash{@array};
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