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Re^4: Counting number of characters in a string

by ikegami (Pope)
on Jan 23, 2009 at 22:34 UTC ( #738608=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Counting number of characters in a string
in thread Counting number of characters in a string

Remove the backslash, add the "s" modifier. And the parens aren't necessary.

my $cnt = @{[$str =~ /./sg]};

Cheaper alternative:

my $cnt =()= $str =~ /./sg;

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