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Answer: How can I write a function's output to a scalar?

by runrig (Abbot)
on Jul 13, 2002 at 05:43 UTC ( #181463=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > subroutines > How can I write a function's output to a scalar? - Answer contributed by runrig

Do you mean if the function print's to STDOUT? You could maybe use local to temporarily turn STDOUT into a tied IO::Scalar filehandle...haven't tried it myself but worth a try.

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