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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I always used ()=$string=~/(.)/gs; to split a string to characters. Also, it's sometimes useful to iterate through the characters of a list, for which you can use the scalar-context variation: while($string=~/(.)/gs){DO SOMETHING WITH ($1)}; -- you can't do this with split, can you?

Update: added s flags, strange noone noticed that


In reply to Re: FMTYEWTK about split // by ambrus
in thread FMTYEWTK about split // by ysth

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