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Re: ASCII insert after read

by pc88mxer (Vicar)
on Jul 29, 2008 at 19:40 UTC ( #700908=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to ASCII insert after read

An easier way to test for the ASCII character 12 is to use a regex:

if ($line =~ m/\014/) { # $line contains a Control-L }
Update: I guess your approach can work, but it's a little awkward. You are comparing the octal representation of a number (which is a string) to a decimal value. Doing it your way I would have written it:
$test = sprintf("%o", ord $_); if ($test eq "14") { ... }

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