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Re: Re: Skip 21 Lines

by turnstep (Parson)
on Apr 24, 2001 at 20:28 UTC ( #75127=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Skip 21 Lines
in thread Skip 21 Lines

open (DATA, "<file.txt") or die "Can't open file $!\n"; <DATA> while $. < 21; my @DATA = <DATA>; close (DATA);

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Re: Re: Re: Skip 21 Lines
by MeowChow (Vicar) on Apr 25, 2001 at 11:24 UTC
    Nice use of an obscure variable (the obfuscator in me salutes you), but you'd better hope that the file is at least 22 lines long, or you'll be waiting quite a while for your data :-)
       MeowChow                                   
                   s aamecha.s a..a\u$&owag.print
      Point taken (although I don't think of $. as particularly obscure.) Slight modification:
      1 while <DATA> and $. < 21;

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