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Re: modifying a string in place

by Roy Johnson (Monsignor)
on Jan 19, 2006 at 18:15 UTC ( #524308=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to modifying a string in place

while (<>) { s/([^^#])/$1$1/g if ($. > 4); print; }
or just perl -pe 's/([^^#])/$1$1/g if ($. > 4)' file > newfile

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