Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister
 
PerlMonks  

Answer: How can I split a line close to a certain length, but on a word boundary?

( #8392=categorized answer: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How can I split a line on word boundaries closest to a certain length? contributed by chromatic

The Text::Wrap module might prove useful to you. Your code might look like this:
use Text::Wrap qw(wrap 140 'wrap'); @strings = split/\n\n/, wrap($text);

Comment on Answer: How can I split a line close to a certain length, but on a word boundary?
Download Code
Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others pondering the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-08-22 02:16 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The best computer themed movie is:











    Results (145 votes), past polls