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Re: String to two dimensional array

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on May 06, 2008 at 22:46 UTC ( #685086=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to String to two dimensional array

sub string2matrix { my( $x, $y, $s ) = @_; die "Can't create $x x $y matrix from string length: ", length $s unless length( $s ) == $x * 2 * $y -1; return map{ map{ [ split ] } $_ } unpack "(A@{[ $x * 2 ]})*", $s; } my $s = '0 X X X X X X X X 1 X X X X X X X X 2 X X X X X X X X 3 X X X + X X X X X 4 X X X X X X X X 5 X X X X X X X X 6 X X X X X X X X 7';; my @a = string2matrix( 8, 8, $s );; pp \@a;; [ [0, "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X"], ["X", 1, "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X"], ["X", "X", 2, "X", "X", "X", "X", "X"], ["X", "X", "X", 3, "X", "X", "X", "X"], ["X", "X", "X", "X", 4, "X", "X", "X"], ["X", "X", "X", "X", "X", 5, "X", "X"], ["X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", 6, "X"], ["X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", "X", 7], ]

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Re^2: String to two dimensional array
by tashworth (Initiate) on May 06, 2008 at 22:54 UTC

    Thank you so much for your help. I am new to the perlmonks site, but it looks like a great place to learn perl.

    Anyway, I understand most of what you did except for the line that says:

    pp \@a;;

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