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Re: HTML entity write error

by 2teez (Priest)
on Aug 23, 2013 at 02:46 UTC ( #1050583=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to HTML entity write error

Hi Nar,

..it has encoded HTML entities in the output (IE ®)...
Try using HTML::Entities.
This works for me perl -MHTML::Entities -le 'print decode_entities("&#174")'

I really don't know why you are writing into an Excel file, while what you needed is a CSV file.
Try using Text::CSV_XS
Hope this helps

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Re^2: HTML entity write error
by Nar (Novice) on Aug 23, 2013 at 03:03 UTC
    Switched to Text::CSV and works fine. Thanks guys!

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