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Re: Variable in a string

by Old_Gray_Bear (Bishop)
on Dec 09, 2011 at 19:15 UTC ( #942720=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Variable in a string

You can build your name in stages:

my $file_name = "CAC1Bvariant"; $file_name .= $variable; $file_name .= '_fasta.txt';
I think it's a little easier on the maintenance programmer's eyes, and it high-lights the fact that the varying part of the name is in the middle of the string.

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Re^2: Variable in a string
by hbm (Hermit) on Dec 09, 2011 at 20:00 UTC

    Sleepy Bear,

    Might this be even easier on the eyes?

    my $file_name = 'CAC1Bvariant' . $variable . '_fasta.txt';
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