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Re: Returning Variables from files

by cjf (Parson)
on Jul 21, 2002 at 21:01 UTC ( #183871=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Returning Variables from files

What format is the data in?

Assuming var_name=var_value format, and only working with scalars, try the following:

open HEADER, "header.txt" or die $!; my %variables; while (<HEADER>) { chomp; my ($name, $value) = split /=/; $variables{$name} = $value; } close HEADER; print <<EOF; <html> <head> <title>$variables{title}</title> </head> <body> <p>Hello $variables{name}</p> </body> </html> EOF

That should work if each name/value pair is separated by a newline.