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Re: splitting pipe into new line

by toolic (Bishop)
on Jun 14, 2013 at 17:23 UTC ( #1039007=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to splitting pipe into new line

It's not clear to me what you want. If you want to replace all pipes with a newline, you can use s///:
use warnings; use strict; my $description = 'a|b|c|d|e'; $description =~ s/\|/\n/g; print "$description\n"; __END__ a b c d e

Or, if you really want an array, you can add newlines using map

my $description = 'a|b|c|d|e'; print "$description\n"; my (@new) = map {"$_\n"} split (/\|/, $description); print @new;

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Re^2: splitting pipe into new line
by PerlSufi (Friar) on Jun 14, 2013 at 17:27 UTC
    Ah, silly me- thanks toolic. s/// is what I needed.

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