Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Assigning an Array to a Multidimensional Array

by premchai21 (Curate)
on Apr 23, 2002 at 16:10 UTC ( #161352=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Assigning an Array to a Multidimensional Array

"Without using references"? By using two-dimensional arrays, you are already using references; two-dimensional arrays are actually arrays of arrays. See perlref, perldsc, perllol.

What you are looking for, I think, is the anonymous arrayref generator, which is a set of square brackets with a list inside, evaluating to a reference to a new anonymous array, contents being that list. Then you assign the reference to one of the elements of the "topmost" array. So, for example:

$two[4] = [ @one ];

will cause element 4 of @two (the two-dimensional array) to contain a reference to an anonymous array initialized from @one (a one-dimensional array), thus assigning @one to row 4 (counting from 0, assuming the indexing goes row, column). Again, see perlref, perldsc, perllol.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://161352]
help
Chatterbox?
[Corion]: Sane Dots Supplies - your brand manufacturer for satisfying experiences!
[choroba]: preparing the trip to Vietnam + buying a new car = enough fun
[Corion]: choroba: Yeah, that's a lot of "fun" for one week...
[Corion]: I guess I should stage some product photos for Sane Dots Supplies ;)
[marto]: I had some ideas about that Corion
[marto]: I'll send a message over the weekend maybe :P
[Corion]: choroba: I avoided the "fun" of emergency shopping for a new flat iron by trying the flat iron without the timer that sat between it and the mains power. Seems as if just the timer is broken.
[Corion]: marto: Heh, would be cool!

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others examining the Monastery: (9)
As of 2017-01-20 10:17 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Do you watch meteor showers?




    Results (174 votes). Check out past polls.