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Re: It's all getting messy - remove whitespace

by RichardK (Parson)
on Jun 15, 2014 at 11:12 UTC ( #1089935=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to It's all getting messy - remove whitespace

Yes perl does that. There's a difference between

print "@array\n"


print @array,"\n";

Try it and see ;)

As you're trying to extract part of a string, you might find it easier to use substr, rather than convert to an array and back.

so something like

my $seq = substr( $column, $start, $length);

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Re^2: It's all getting messy - remove whitespace
by lecb (Acolyte) on Jun 15, 2014 at 11:41 UTC

    RichardK, you hero! I have use a substring and it works like a dream! You've made a young lady very, very happy.

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