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Answer: How do I compare two strings?

by gridlock (Novice)
on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:36 UTC ( #330761=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I compare two strings? - Answer contributed by gridlock

Depends on what kind of comparision: Strings can be tested for the following
Equality - the eq operator
Inequality - the ne operator
Greater Than - the gt operator
Greater or Equal - the ge operator
Less than - the lt operator
Less of Equal - the le operator


Syntax:
$stringtest = ($string1 eq $string2);
Try replacing eq with the other operators.

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Re: Answer: How do I compare two strings?
by Mr. Muskrat (Canon) on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:51 UTC
    The inequality operator is ne.
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