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Re: OK... I am confused and lost :( Editing FlatFile

by runrig (Abbot)
on Aug 27, 2001 at 22:41 UTC ( #108218=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to OK... I am confused and lost :( Editing FlatFile

use strict and warnings (-w). Consider using an array or a hash instead of all those variable names. E.g.:
my @fields = qw(position institution dept etc); for my $rec (@records) { chomp $rec; my %old; @old(@fields} = split /\t/, $rec; if ($old{position} != $viewposition) { print join("\t", @old{@fields}),"\n"; } else { ... } }

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Re: Re: OK... I am confused and lost :( Editing FlatFile
by LostS (Friar) on Aug 27, 2001 at 22:50 UTC
    Thanks for the kick in the head... found the issue... :)

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