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Answer: How do I insert characters at certain positions in a string?

by mdillon (Priest)
on Jun 07, 2000 at 22:47 UTC ( #16932=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I insert characters at certain positions in a string? - Answer contributed by mdillon

my $padded = ' ' x 5; substr($padded, 2, 1) = 'A'; substr($padded, 1, 1) = 'B';
Will result in: ' BA  '

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