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Re: accessing a part of a string

by phenom (Chaplain)
on May 18, 2012 at 11:11 UTC ( #971277=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to accessing a part of a string

You want everything but a part of the string? You could play with this and alter it as needed:
my $string = 'some/very/varied_length/string'; my $subs = substr( $string, 0, length($string) - 6 ); say $subs;
Don't forget to add the OFFSET portion of substr.

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Re^2: accessing a part of a string
by Eliya (Vicar) on May 18, 2012 at 11:30 UTC
    substr( $string, 0, length($string) - 6 );

    can also be written as

    substr( $string, 0, -6 );

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