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Re^4: How to read from a .txt

by Jim (Curate)
on Jul 01, 2013 at 03:01 UTC ( #1041715=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: How to read from a .txt
in thread How to read from a .txt

Here's how to read records (lines) from a plain text file in the ASCII character encoding:

use strict; use warnings; use autodie qw( open close ); use English qw( -no_match_vars ); @ARGV == 1 or die "Usage: perl $PROGRAM_NAME <input file>\n"; my $input_file = shift; open my $fh, '<:encoding(ASCII)', $input_file; RECORD: while (my $record = <$fh>) { # Do something with record... } close $fh;

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