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Re: Foreach Loops

by perlfan (Curate)
on Mar 15, 2005 at 19:40 UTC ( #439735=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Foreach Loops

You can have a counter:

my $i = 0; foreach (@myarray) { # stuff goes here $i++; }
A slight improvement over holli's in that you can access the entire i-1 previous elements.

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Re^2: Foreach Loops
by Roy Johnson (Monsignor) on Mar 15, 2005 at 22:09 UTC
    You should really put the counter increment in the continue block, though, in case of next or redo. Compare:
    my @arr = ('a'..'m'); my $i=0; foreach (@arr) { # stuff goes here next if $i%4 == 0; print "$i: $_\n"; } continue { ++$i } $i = 0; foreach (@arr) { # stuff goes here next if $i%4 == 0; print "$i: $_\n"; ++$i; }

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