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Re^2: Grep & Regex Question

by jdlev (Scribe)
on Dec 01, 2013 at 09:41 UTC ( #1065131=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Grep & Regex Question
in thread Grep & Regex Question

Excellent. Got it to work! I'm just curious about one thing. In order to use the user input prompt to assign the variable, I had to change it to:

chomp($position = <>);

Why do you have to add chomp in order to get the user input to work normally? It looks like it adds a new line after a user input's data for some reason if you just do $position = <>;

I love it when a program comes together - jdhannibal

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Re^3: Grep & Regex Question
by choroba (Canon) on Dec 01, 2013 at 09:54 UTC
    It does not add it, the user does: he/she ends his/her input with a newline.
    لսႽ ᥲᥒ⚪⟊Ⴙᘓᖇ Ꮅᘓᖇ⎱ Ⴙᥲ𝇋ƙᘓᖇ

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