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Re: Making a dynamic high scores table

by Athanasius (Canon)
on Dec 01, 2012 at 16:14 UTC ( #1006612=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Making a dynamic high scores table

When you declare a variable with my, you initialise it. If you do this inside a loop, the variable is re-initialised on each loop iteration. But if you want the variable to grow as the loop iterates, you need to declare it once only, before the loop:

my @initials; my @scores; while (...) # The major loop { ... push @initials, $initial_add; push @scores, $score_total; ... } # access @initials and @scores here

Hope that helps,

Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum

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