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Re^2: Using '#' at the beginning of a format?

by Discipulus (Curate)
on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:31 UTC ( #1012643=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Using '#' at the beginning of a format?
in thread Using '#' at the beginning of a format?

uh uh! never eard of it ... i remember it was better NOT use formats in perl 5. This modules is safe to use?


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Re^3: Using '#' at the beginning of a format?
by 2teez (Priest) on Jan 10, 2013 at 13:24 UTC

    Perl6::Form is a lot better than format. The usage is a lot easier.
    loris request can be done like so:

    use warnings; use strict; use Perl6::Form; my %name_n_price_tag; print form "#\tName\tPrice", "#\t------ -------"; while (<DATA>) { chomp; my ( $name, $price ) = split /:\s/, $_, 2; $name_n_price_tag{$name} = $price; } print form "\t{|||||}\t{|||||}", $_, $name_n_price_tag{$_}, $/ for sort keys %name_n_price_tag; __DATA__ large: 90.12 small: 12.34 medium: 57.78
    Output:
    # Name Price # ------ ------- large 90.12 medium 57.78 small 12.34
    NOTE however, I don't know how the OP gets it data. This is just a head up using the module Perl6::Form.
    Hope this helps.

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