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Re: Using perl to extract data from multiple .txt files

by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor)
on Nov 14, 2012 at 16:26 UTC ( #1003849=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Using perl to extract data from multiple .txt files

use strict; opendir(INDIR,"/path/to/directory/with/files") or die $!; while (my $fname = readdir(INDIR)){ next unless $fname =~ m@\.txt$@; open FIN," < $fname" or die "$fname: $!"; my @stuff=<FIN>; close FIN; #process lines.... }
There's another way of doing it.

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