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Re: Perl Hotkey/Shortcut

by RedElk (Hermit)
on Aug 26, 2011 at 16:13 UTC ( #922697=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl Hotkey/Shortcut

Don't know if this will fit your needs but you might consider an until statement like the following:

use strict; use warnings; $_ = ""; until (/^q/i) { print "What to do: ('o' for options)\n"; chomp ($_ = <STDIN>); if ($_ eq "o") { dboptions() } elsif {$_ eq "r" { readdb() } elsif ..... ..... else {print "Sorry, try again.\n";} } sub dboptions { print <<EOF; Your options are: o - view options r - read .... .... EOF }

Gleaned from Chapter 13, Beginning Perl, page 441.

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