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Re^6: How do I replace \t and regarding to the alignment requirement ?

by PerlOnTheWay (Scribe)
on Apr 19, 2012 at 14:32 UTC ( #965987=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Comment on Re^6: How do I replace \t and regarding to the alignment requirement ?
Re^7: How do I replace \t and regarding to the alignment requirement ?
by JavaFan (Canon) on Apr 19, 2012 at 14:43 UTC
    I'm sure there is. And while I don't mind helping people to solve a problem, I don't always feel like people who want their problem solved using arbitrary restrictions on the solution. You're asking "can I paint my hallway?" followed by "but can I paint it through the mailbox?".
Re^7: How do I replace \t and regarding to the alignment requirement ?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Apr 19, 2012 at 14:58 UTC

    $s = "The\tquick\tbrown\tfox\njumps\tover\tthe\tlazy\tdog";; print $s;; The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog ($t=$s); $t =~ s[([^\n]+\n?)]{ my$l=$1; 1 while $l=~s[(\t)]{ '.'x(8-($-[0] % 8) +)}e; $l}ge; print $t;; The.....quick...brown...fox jumps...over....the.....lazy....dog

    With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

    The start of some sanity?

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