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Answer: How do I insert, (not overwrite) into a string?

by redcloud (Parson)
on Aug 24, 2000 at 22:32 UTC ( #29489=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I insert, (not overwrite) into a string? - Answer contributed by redcloud

Just to follow-up KM and davorg, note that you can use substr() as an lvalue. It's just syntactic sugar, but I like the taste of it. 8^)
use strict; my $str = "ello"; substr($str,0,0) = "H"; print $str, "\n";

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