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How can i print N repeated characters?

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Contributed by Doraemon on Jul 07, 2004 at 01:48 UTC
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How can i print N repeated characters? (in one single line's code or as simple as possible)
print repeat(5,'-'); # print out '-----'

Answer: How can i print N repeated characters?
contributed by gaal

print '-' x 5;

Answer: How can i print N repeated characters?
contributed by lithron

for (1..5) { print "-"; }
Which prints the ----- you are looking for.

If you want to print the number of the iteration you could use:
for my $x (0..9) { print $x; }
Which outputs 0123456789

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