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Re: Counting number of characters in a string

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 13, 2001 at 01:49 UTC ( #63981=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Counting number of characters in a string

@arrayToReceiveChars = split(//,$varHoldingString); $len = @arrayToReceiveChars; print $len;


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Re^2: Counting number of characters in a string
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 19, 2009 at 16:45 UTC
    if you're not in a subroutine, doing a split in scalar context: $length=split(//, $string) acheives the same thing. Don't do this in a subroutine though, or else you'll clobber your @_.

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